Commands

I rarely shutdown or restart PC unless its really necessary. I have web apps, web browser tabs and software opened most of the time on PC. Restarting PC and then re-opening all those apps seem to be a drag to me. I am sure many Windows users also experience the same. Windows downloads updates from web automatically and then restarts in order to install those updates. That is good and all but for those who use PC excessively, its irritating because they usually keep web browsers tabs and software opened and if Windows restarts, unsaved data can be lost or even you save data, you have to re-open all the web browser tabs and software that you were working with earlier. The solution is to disable that automatic restart function in order to install Windows updates. Windows asks to save your data and close apps before it restarts and you can even chose to stop it from restarting for few more hours, but still PC gets restarted in few cases somehow. Here is how you can disable restarting PC in the process of Windows updates availability.

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by on September 14th, 2009

Besides using your favorite FTP manager in its graphical user interface, you can also give it instructions using commands. The benefit of these commands is that you have more control over your FTP program. All the controls for tasks which FTP can perform are not always present in its GUI. There is more you can do using these commands. Commands which begin with the letter X are generally reserved for experimental extensions. In every FTP software there is an option to run custom command or raw command. There are several commands for FTP. Infact here is a complete list of FTP commands you can use with your FTP software.

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by on March 16th, 2009

Microsoft DOS is a command line user interface first introduced in 1981 for IBM computers and was last updated in 1994 when MS-DOS 6.22 was released. Although MS-DOS is not commonly used today, the command shell used through Microsoft Windows is. This page contains some most used and wanted windows Dos Commands.

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by on March 9th, 2009

Following is a list of 99 commands that you can run off from the Run Command prompt. Just select programs that you use most and remember its command. It will make your PC life easier. Go to Start Menu – Run and type in the command to run the specific application. Command is in bold letters, while program names are first in the list.

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Do you know that what is the command line shortcut to open and close the door of CD-ROM drive?
What is the command line shortcut to turn off the monitor?
What is the command line shortcut to empty recycle bin?
What is the command line shortcut to increase, decrease or mute system volume?
What is the command line shortcut to logoff current user?

NirCMD is the answer to these questions. NirCMD is a small command line utility that allows you to perform useful tasks from the command line. The installation of NirCMD is simple. Download the zip file from the location given below and extract to a folder. Run NirCMD.exe and select Copy to Windows Directory. By selecting this option, you don’t have to give full path of nirCMD in the command line. Let’s take a look at the usage of this small utility. Once it’s copied to Windows directory, go to cmd and issue the following command:

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by on October 5th, 2007

Table structure can be changed by using alter command. With this command Field type or property can be changed or a new field can be added. If you decide to change a field to UNIQUE so it will not accept any duplicate records then if some records with duplicate value are already there then system will not allow this. Same way we have to take care of other constraints.

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