Command Prompt

Directory tree
Tutorial
11.12.2015
Have you ever needed to export the entire directory tree from a certain folder? Did you need to get a text document that lists all the files and folders inside a specific folder from your computer into a hierarchical structure? We had this need when we were trying to create a document that was suppo...
PowerShell
Misc
10.21.2015
Windows 10 brought many new features and improvements when compared to Microsoft's previous operating systems. Among them, the two command line tools loved by many geeks and IT professionals also got overhauled. You've guessed it: we're talking about Command Prompt and PowerShell. But what exactly d...
Tutorial
09.28.2015
There are times when you need to know exactly how many files or folders are stored inside a certain folder. Whether for work or for your own statistics, if you have a Windows device, there are quite a few ways in which you can find this information. Since some of our readers asked us about it, we de...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
09.22.2015
We bet that most of, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt. It's the one-stop go to whenever you want to issue commands in a text based form and it's also one of the best ways in which you can issue administrative commands. However, for quite a long time we th...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
09.14.2015
We like the Command Prompt and we are not alone in that. But, even though it is a mighty and powerful tool, it sure looks boring. What if you want to make it prettier? And what about customizing certain things about the way it works, like how many commands it stores in its history? To learn all this...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
06.25.2015
Geeks and IT professionals love the Command Prompt and for good reason - it allows you to do many administrative tasks with ease. But what are all the possible ways to launch it? Have you thought about that? We did, and we have come up with 7 methods for launching this tool. Do you know other method...
Tutorial
02.19.2015
When you have problems with your computer, Windows system files may become corrupted or go missing. This might be caused by all kinds of issues like sudden power drops, hardware malfunctions, a hard disk approaching its "death" and so on. If Windows reports that it cannot start because some of its f...
Tutorial
02.18.2015
The Command Prompt is a very powerful tool that can be used for many purposes, including troubleshooting and fixing problems with Windows. Starting it is easy, if Windows is working correctly but what do you do when Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 refuse to load? How do you start the Command Prompt so that...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
01.15.2015
You can use system recovery tools to fix most of your computer problems. However, there are times when you'll need to address such issues in a manual way like, for example, when your computer won't boot. In these cases, you can use a tool named Bootrec.exe. It can help you troubleshoot and repair th...
Tutorial
08.14.2014
If you have problems with OneDrive and your files are not synchronizing correctly, you may want to consider trying the official OneDrive Troubleshooter that's offered by Microsoft. It is a small troubleshooting wizard that you can download and run in order to fix your problems. Here's where to find...
Tutorial
08.05.2014
While surfing the Internet you may have stumbled on the term Telnet. Some people might have made fun of it, others may have had fun with it while others may still use it because they are nostalgic and the love the good-old-days. For those of you who don't know what Telnet is and its "relevance" in t...
Tutorial
08.05.2014
It is 2014 and Telnet is not exactly the world's most popular protocol. Very few people know about it and you can say without being contradicted that this protocol is almost dead. However, there's a small but active community out there that is still using it for several reasons, including for having...