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Format a Drive in Windows Using Command Prompt

Here is how you can format a Drive in Windows Using Command Prompt Operating Systems have come a long way since the original text-based Command Line interfaces that required a strong command on syntax logic as well as a basic understanding of how components work. Windows is a user-friendly user system that has been designed… Read more »

Running CHKDSK On Windows To Fix Hard Drive Errors

Here is how you can run CHKDSK to check your Hard Drive for errors In the age of smartphones and tablets, most of our devices have moved on to Flash Storage or SSDs (Solid State Drives). This shift not only provide for blistering speeds but is also much more reliable than the previous format –… Read more »

Using Find to Search in a Command Prompt Output

The Windows Command Prompt is a Command-Line Interface that allows you to access and configure Windows settings and details by using just the keyboard. As such, it has a ton of text-based utilities built right into it. In the past, we have covered several of basic Command Prompt commands that every user should know along with… Read more »

Compare Multiple Files in Windows

Here is how you can compare multiple files in Windows to see their Differences using Command Prompt One of the advantages of having a PC is the ability to have a ton of first-party as well as third-party utilities that can integrate directly with your operator system. Moreover, you can also design your own little… Read more »

Batch Install Softwares Using Winget and Scripts

Here is how you can Batch Install Multiple Softwares Using Winget and Batch Scripts Microsoft has its very own Windows Store based on the same idea – a central hub for all your Windows applications. It was introduced in 2012 and has improved considerably, now also being the source of updates for many Windows applications.… Read more »

Use Winget to Install Softwares

Here is how you can use Microsoft’s new Package Manager ‘Winget’ to install Software in Windows Microsoft has its very own Windows Store based on the same idea – a central hub for all your Windows applications. It was introduced in 2012 and has improved considerably, now also being the source of updates for many… Read more »

Install Microsoft’s New ‘winget’ Package Manager

Here is how you can install Microsoft’s Latest ‘winget’ Package Manager Over the years, the way that we install software on our computers has gone through numerous iterations. At the start, we had to rely on Floppy disks and, later on, CDs which came with installation wizards to install softwares on our PCs. As internet… Read more »

Check Open Ports in Windows

Here is you can check which TCP/IP Ports are open on your Windows machine A computer is a really powerful machine that can be useful for loads of tasks. Most of the world around us is now powered by the help of incredibly powerful computers, all interconnected with each other through the help of networking.… Read more »

Kill a Process Using Command Prompt

Here is how you can kill a process in Windows using a Command-Line Interface Operating systems started out as command-line interfaces, allowing a user to only interact with a computer using text. Just text. White text on a black screen. The modern operating system is an evolution and is light years ahead, in terms of… Read more »

Change the default Command Prompt Directory

Here is how you can change the default directory for the Windows Command Prompt The Windows Command Prompt is the preferred Command-Line Interface for all Windows users. Although Microsoft introduced the PowerShell quite a while ago, the Command Prompt has still stuck around as the primary CLI for many hardcore users. However, one problem with… Read more »