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CMD Tips & Tricks and Hacks – Commands For Windows


Windows Operating System, world’s most popular Operating system for PCs and Laptops. Windows offers numerous services along with this OS and this is the reason behind its such a huge fan following all over the globe. In addition to Windows services, there are some preinstalled tools available with Windows OS. Control Panel, start menu, some preinstalled software and Command Prompt.

Command Prompt is also known as CM, however many of its users don’t find it usable enough. It looks quite messy and hence most of the Windows users do prefer not to use it. Well, Command Prompt is there to shorten up many of your tasks, it gives you a lot of shortcuts by which you can be more productive.

For the very same reason, following we have enlisted all the very useful CMD Tips & Tricks and Hacks for Windows OSs. If you want to stay productive, you got to look forward to this list. 

CMD Tips & Tricks and Hacks – Commands For Windows

1. Ctrl+C to abort a command

Any command can be stopped at the very same moment with this Ctrl+C command. To make use of this command, open your PC’s command prompt and click enter Ctrl+C to abort the current Command.

2. Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

Using Command Prompt as an Administrator, you can do a lot of things within your PC. To make use of it, you need to right click on to the Command Prompt Window and select Run As Administrator, by using this the command prompt can give you a full access of doing everything. There’s always a good idea to create a shortcut of this command prompt window so that you can get a quick access of your PC’s Command prompt.

3. Use Function Keys to make the most out of from Function Keys

Functions Keys are there with a specific use. Every PCs carry 12 function keys and with specific function. Following are some uses of Functions Keys in command prompt window.

F1 : This command pastes all the previous command’s character one by one with a well manner

F2 : This command pasts the last executed command till the end

F3 : Pastes the last executed command with proper words and characters

F4 : Deletes everything entered on the Command Prompt window

F5 : To fetch the recently executed commands use this command

F6 : Paste upper Z to the command prompt

4. /? Get the details

If you entered a command and don’t know what’s the actual use of it, use the above given command. /? this command helps you a lot in many ways to know the actual thing of a particular command.

5. Change Command Prompt Actual Looks

If you are bored with the same user interface with black screen and white fonts, you actually can make difference in it. Using a proper command, you can make the changes to it.

6. Copy commands to clipboard directory

Sometimes, all you want is a copy of a particular command’s output so that you can share it with your friends and other users. | clip use this command at the end of the command prompt and you will be allowed to store commands to your clipboard directory

7. Run Commands simultaneously

Executing a number of commands one after the another is as easy as opening a command prompt. Use && between two different commands and by using this command you actually can execute two commands at the same moments one by one.

8. Run Command Prompts as Admin

As we already did mention in the above step that by right clicking on to the Command Prompts window you actually can move up as an Administrator of that command prompt. Well, you directly can get an access of using it with simple Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut. Use these keys to open Command Prompts Window as an admin.

9. Open Command Prompt from Any location

There’s a simplest way of getting Command Prompt window to your desktop. You know that it’s quite frustrating to get Command Prompt window again and again. When you open Command Prompt, you would see a folder with different options. In the folder, you would see many options with Open Command Window here option. Use this Window whenever you want to bring the Command Prompt Window on your desktop.

10. See Command History

You can see all the previously done commands in one list by using F7 Function key as a command. It’s kind of an easy command and you can use it to look up with your all the other commands.

So folks, this was the list of the best Command Prompts tips and tricks to get the best results within your work. You can apply these commands for a specific needs and can get the specific results at the end. What’s your thoughts about these Shortcuts? Do you know any other Commands by which we can get an access of such commands within a command prompt window? Kindly put them up into the following comment section, we would like to get interacted with it, till then stay tuned with us!

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