Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tools you probably didn’t know you had – Windows Edition

Update 05-03-2018

Shortly after posting this, Microsoft released their Command Line Reference document.  Recommend pulling this down as it covers all the commands available in Windows.

For those of us that have been in the industry for a while now, we have picked up a number of these in our daily activities.  Whether you are a systems administrator/engineer, desktop support, or help desk, these commands will help you get the job done.  They don’t require any installation and can be found built-in to all versions of Windows from XP to Server 2016.  As management is so enthralled with buying the latest products to get the job done, it is still beneficial to learn about these utilities and what they can accomplish.  Please refer to the links for additional options that the commands support. Continue reading