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.
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Advice 3: What is the command line
The meaning of the command line
At the dawn of the digital development command prompt or the console was the only way of interaction between user and computer. Text command line interface did not require large number of resources used, and a single standard input commands facilitate their interpretation.
The command prompt otherwise known as a command interpreter, and is a field for input of certain text commands, providing the user with the operating system. Of course, in modern operating systems most of the operations performed by using a better GUI, but, nevertheless, there are some situations where using the command line is justified.
The fact is that if you know certain commands, get the result using the console would be faster than using the graphical interface. In addition, some commands do not provide any graphical counterpart, because they are used infrequently or are service, that is designed to administer the computer.
Another extensive field of application console – computer games. In some of them due to restrictions on used resources just aren't there another way to configure other command line allows more fine-tuning, to enter special codes or enable debug mode.
Call the console
In the most popular operating systems of the Windows family there are several ways to display a command prompt. First, you can click the "start" button, find the Run option and enter in the box that appears cmd. In some versions of Windows, the Run option is hidden but it can be invoked by the key combination Win+R.
Second, in Windows 7 command prompt shortcut can be found in the menu button "start" under "Programs", subsection "Standard". If you intend to frequently use the command line, a shortcut can be put on the desktop.
The third method also works only in Windows 7 operating system. It is that when you click right click on any folder while holding the Shift button will open the extended context menu, one of which ("Open command window") will open a command prompt.
Finally, you can simply find the executable file command line in the Windows folder. The file is called cmd.exe and is located in the system32 directory. You can either launch the command prompt directly from here, or you can create a shortcut and place it on the desktop.
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