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Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Windows XP CMD

Since Windows XP the command line tool CD (Change Directory) does not seem to work properly.

To get a command line up you can just do Start->Run and enter CMD and hit return.

To make CD behave as expected always use 'CD /d' The /d forces it to change drives if required! When would I not want it to change to the drive I requested!

Other useful commands for Windows are
$ipconfig -all (Discover your network cards IP address)
Start->run 'msconfig' (Speed up windows boot time by reducing the applications launched on startup)

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