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How to get a DOS PROMPT in Windows 10


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Helpful windows 10 information,

To get a DOS PROMPT in windows 10 => press the "windows" key + the "R" key,

Then in the box type "cmd" =>

Then press enter.

You are NOW at the DOS PROMPT

I use this to send the directory listings to a text file INSTEAD of displaying the list on the computer screen.

PROMPTVIEW: C:\users\cyber  TYPETHIS: dir D:\mapz > D:\listmapz.txt

This creates a text file named listmapz.txt and sends the list of files in the mapz directory to the text file named listmapz.txt which is located at D:\

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Also handy: When I need Administrator rights on my DOS prompt I do:

Press: windows key -> type: cmd -> press: ctrl-shift-enter

Presto! Instant admin prompt.

 

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