Command lines are very useful like ping, ipconfig, chkdsk, etc can help resolve a lot of problem with your computer. No additional software is needed to do this tutorial. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to speed up command line tasks by making a Windows Shortcut which launches, and types in the command line program for you which save you time by not having to go to Start> Run> Type CMD> Type command.
All you have to do is make a short cut, type in” cmd /k the command” without the quotes in the shortcut path text box, and give a name.
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Tutorial for making command line Windows Short cuts.
1. Right click your mouse an empty place on your desktop, and pick create short cut from the New menu.
3. Give your shortcut a descriptive name like CMD IPCONFIG ALL
4. Run your short cut.
Some more CMD shortcut commands you might be interested in: Repeat steps 1-3, but replace the path with the command you want to run. These commands also work in the Windows Run box by going to Start>Run> paste command. It is good to learn these commands if you fix computers for a living since odds are your customers will not have these short cuts on their computer except for CMD.exe, SFC, and Chkdsk.
Open blank command prompt windows.
Renews all DHCP leases and renew DNS names
cmd.exe /k ipconfig.exe /registerdns
Release IP address for network card
cmd.exe /k ipconfig.exe /release
Renew the IP address for network card
cmd.exe /k ipconfig.exe /renew
Pings Loop back address
cmd.exe /k ping.exe 127.0.0.1
Operating System and Check disks
System File Checker Scan sys. files now.
cmd.exe /k sfc /scannow
Check Disk (Read Only)
Check Disk Fix Disk errors
cmd.exe /k defrag.exe
Clear Clip board
cmd.exe /c “echo off | clip”
I just listed the commands which I use the most. There is an endless possibility on how many CMD short cuts you can make since there are a lot of commands you can use for cmd.exe. You can buy a book on the A+ certification which is usually pack full of CMD commands. If you want to learn more about speeding up CMD.exe, you should learn about using batch files.