Advice 1: How to enable command prompt

The command line is convenient, quick and powerful tool to control your computer's operating system, unfamiliar to most non-professionals. Last command prompt was the only way of communication between computer and human, but with appearance and later graphical user interfaces, focused on manipulators of type "mouse", the command line retains its position, allowing, if necessary, to professionals to perform the required actions quickly and effectively.

How to call command line? Operating systems of the latest generations it's hidden far enough from the user's eyes. However, the Windows settings and perform a number of actions in this operating system command prompt just need.

The easiest way to start command prompt is to use the main Windows menu. Follow start — Programs — Accessories — Command prompt, and here is a black rectangle with a blinking white cursor has already appeared on the computer display. You can type commands and see their results.

Another method allowing to obtain the same result is to use the "Execute" item in this menu and enter cmd. The advantage of this method — window "Run" can be invoked using hot keys Win+R, not bothering to swipe submenu.

If you use the shell Far Manager or something similar, then get to the command line even easier. Rather, it is constantly present in the lower part of the window Far. To view the results of commands, press Ctrl+O, and panels Far and hidden, so as not to obscure the overview.

Sometimes, however, enable the command line fails. If performing the above steps, you suddenly see a message that the command prompt is disabled by your administrator, then only two options here: either the sysadmin really has disabled the command prompt, and then you can get to it you will not succeed, or is the result of a virus.

In the latter case, to re-enable the command prompt back to the menu "Run" and enter gpedit. We need user Configuration — Administrative templates — System — All options. Here you need to find the option to Ban the use of command line. Its status will change to Disabled or Not configured, and the command prompt is available again. Don't forget to also check your system for viruses.


Advice 2: How to run control panel from command line

The command line is in every version of Windows but use it infrequently. Sometimes the command line is a must. Probably many fall into a situation where disappear all the icons on the desktop, you cannot invoke task Manager or start the program. This may be due to the presence of computer viruses or the incorrect functioning of Windows. Then, the panel control in the usual way access not to. And then it will be useful for command prompt Windows.
How to run control panel from command line
You will need
  • A computer running the Windows operating system
Before you use the command line, you must first enable the feature. Click on the "start" command, then select "All programs" from the list of programs, select "Standard". Find "Command prompt", click on it with the right mouse button. Opens a context menu where select "Run as administrator". A command window will open.
Note that when you enter data on the command line, it is very important to observe the exact input characters and to comply strictly with the keyboard layout. If you have written a large letter "C", then you need to enter large letter, hence using the Caps Lock key.
Keep in mind, it is not necessary to type a command on the keyboard, you can simply copy the command, then the command line press the right mouse button and in context menu select "Paste". Then press "Enter". Type or copy in the appeared window command Control Panel. After this "Panel control" will start. Here available completely all the components of the "Panel control" Windows.
Now for the most important components of Panel management separately." To run the component administratirovanie" type control /name Microsoft.OfflineFiles. To run the component brandmauer operating system type control /name Microsoft.BiometricDevices. To restore the system to an earlier state need to lead the command control /name Microsoft.WindowsFirewall. To customize a component in "Panel control" "date and time" required command input Date and Time.
The next component "Panel management" - "device Manager". To know the command for "device Manager" from the command line is important because very often, when the problem the operating system "device Manager" does not run in the standard way. To launch the device Manager enter the Device Manager. These components will be enough to get access to most operating system functions.
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