Tag: Command Prompt

Change the Color of Command Prompt

Changing Text and Background Color of Command Prompt Windows may have a great, user-friendly Graphical User Interface, but some people just like to do things the old school way – using the old command-line interface. Windows also has two different command-line utilities now, the Windows PowerShell and the Windows Command Prompt. Microsoft even introduced a… Read more »

How to Open New Tabs in Command Prompt

Windows has come a long way since its inception. From a text-only environment where you could only communicate with your computer through pre-determined commands to a rich, Graphical User Interface that is based on a multi-window concept, the desktop of today is a much different beast than it used to be, back in the day.… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Get Command Prompt Output in Text File or Clipboard

Here is how you can Export Command Prompt output in a Text File or Paste it to the Clipboard Microsoft’s Windows uses a pretty intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI), based on a concept where each application operates within the confines of a window, which can be minimized, maximized, or resized, making it perfect for multitasking.… Read more »

How-To Ping an IP in Windows

Here is how you can Ping an IP Address using Windows Windows is one of the most advanced general-purpose operating systems designed for PCs. While Windows never really took off in smartphones or tablets, it did make its way to become the most used PC operating system, be it in workplaces or homes. Thanks to… Read more »

How-To Get the New Windows Terminal

Here is how you can get Microsoft’s new Windows Terminal on your PC Right Now Over the years, Microsoft has made incremental but very slight changes to the primary command-line terminal in Windows, the Command Prompt. Initially developed for Windows NT, the Command Prompt or cmd.exe has been around for a very long time and has been the favorite command-line interface… Read more »