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Solved: Command Prompt Error - 'command' is not recognized...

Q: Solved: Command Prompt Error - 'command' is not recognized...

Hello everyone

Recently a problem has arisen with my system.

Previously I have been doing work that requires me to unplug my network connection and I need to check my IP address each time I plug it in again. I guess it's not set for static IP.
Anyways to do this I usually go into Command Prompt and type 'ipconfig'

Now however I just get "'ipconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file".

The directory is the same as its always been, I can change it but it doesn't seem to matter what it is.

I've checked many other posts and is there something possibly wrong with my PATH variable? I used the command 'echo %PATH%' and it works, the list it gives is very garbled however.

I'm not sure what might have made this problem arise, but I would greatly appreciate any help.


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A: Solved: Command Prompt Error - 'command' is not recognized...

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I am writing a VBA macro in Excel and have hit a wall. I am trying to get excel to open a command prompt and make it execute a command. The problem I am having is if I try to do anything but open another program, it throws an error back at me.

I can open the command prompt using:
Call Shell("cmd.exe" & dosCmd, vbNormalFocus)
I can also open Acrobat which is the program I need using:
Shell "C:\program files\adobe\acrobat 9.0\acrobat\acrobat.exe", vbNormalFocus
However if I simply wanted to open a PDF file, I have the code to that without opening a command prompt.

I need to open the PDF document on a specific page, and to my knowledge the only way to do this (apart from manually) is to use the command prompt. However I have no idea how to get VBA to put the command in the command prompt, hit enter and then close the prompt.

There are 2 commands that need to be executed in DOS (I'm not sure if there is a way to combine the commands)

They are:

cd c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 9.0\acrobat

start acrobat.exe /A "page=10=Open Actions" "M:\Full Scores\allegro.pdf
These open the pdf document called allegro on page 10.

I am completely stuck. Out of ideas. I've searched the length and breadth of the internet and can find nothing to point me in the right direction. So I was hoping one of you fine people could. Thank you so much, James

A:Solved: VBA Macro that opens the Command Prompt and executes a command

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I have Windows XP on my computer, and when I try to ping something through the command prompt (command.com), this shows up:

The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
CS:0f23 IP:010c OP:c4 f6 06 a9 02 Choose 'Close' to terminate the application

Running tracert also has the same problem.
If I try running ping or tracert through cmd.exe, it stalls and doesn't do anything. I have to close the program because it doesn't respond.
I can use ipconfig in both cmd.exe and command.com. Do I have a virus on my computer, or is there a way to repair the command prompt? I've attached a HijackThis log file.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:47:15 PM, on 1/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\... Read more

A:Solved: MS-DOS Command Prompt Problem (cmd.exe, command.com)

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I have a utility I run on some customers' machines that requires being run from safe mode. I already have the utility automated via batch, and would like to just run one SFX app and move on to the next machine, knowing that this app will reboot the machine into safe mode w/ command prompt, run my utility, and reboot the machine back into normal mode (the standard shutdown -r -t 01 is easy enough, but there are no modal options!). Also, if this can be done, how would I then make sure that the current user logs in automatically, rather than have safe mode stop at the log-in screen?

The utility in question is a simple "Common Software Package" which includes some software such as Reader and Flash. Some of the software included cannot be installed while an antivirus is running (at least any that have tamper-protection) due to the registry editing involved, but are completely positive in nature (one such software package simply checks the current registry vs. a backup it takes on each shutdown to look for any discrepancies, adjusted for installed software, of course). The packages do not require Windows Installer service to be running, so I have found SM w/ CP to be the best option.

Any help with this would be appreciated.

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I'm trying to install a fix for an old program to run on my computer, running XP. I get to almost the end of the instructions and am supposed to activate the fix, which I have already inserted in the program file (Fractal Painter 4). But when I go to command prompt, instead of getting the expected "C:\>" I get "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner" and cannot delete it nor get the correct insert point. When I typed in the command to activate my program fix at the end of "...\Owner" it didn't work. How do I get just "C:\>" ? Thanks for any ideas!

A:[SOLVED] command prompt error --I think


When you get "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>"
Type in

and enter.
This should take you to C:\> prompt

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Hello, I'm having a strange problem. Whenever I try to run a DOS program on windows XP, I cannot use the keyboard. No button on the keyboard responds in the program. It starts and everything but it just won't let me type anything. However, it does work in the regular command prompt that is in winXP.

For example, if I go to start->run and type cmd.exe, I get the command prompt and everything is fine. But if I do start->run and do command.com, it starts the DOS thing and I can't type. I've tried it on many old DOS games and other things, and none of them work. (They start, but no keyboard)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
I'm using windows XP SP2, and the keyboard is just a generic ps/2 keyboard.

EDIT: Also, I tried running command.com on my other windows xp computer, and it lets me type just fine.

A:Keyboard not being recognized in old DOS programs (but works in command prompt)

It seems that the USB device is not getting recognised by the BIOS in the DOS mode. Well the cmd command opens the window in the XP so it will definitely work there. the solution would be to check if the USB legacy support is disabled in the BIOS and enable it. By enabling the USB emulation in the BIOS setting. What happens is that for 32 bit DOS is that the USB legacy drivers get disabled, and windows enables it. You can also try to:
Clear the Use automatic settings check box in the resources tab of the properties of the device driver under the Universal Serial Bus Controllers.

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My system has three OSes. Two Linux versions and Win XP-SP3. All of them are on different hard-disks of their own. On boot, i specify, which HD to boot from, in the boot menu from BIOS and accordingly boot from the respective Hard disk.

Most of the time, I use Win-XP. While shutting down the PC, i noticed that automatic updates were being installed. I accidentally happened to switch-off the power. Eversince, next boot, when i specify the Windows HD on boot menu, windows XP logo comes up and a blue screen appears and the system reboots to boot from Linux Disks (Default if I don't specify any disk from boot menu). I tried last working configuration, safe mode, safe mode with command prompt etc. But, same symptoms. I tried booting with WinXP CD. It tries loading the setup files and then comes to the blue screen with 0x0000007B error.

From, linux, i'm able to mount and see all the data and contents of the windows Disc.

Please help me to fix this. I need windows up and running badly. Thanks in Advance.

Please note, I do not have a floppy drive.


A:[SOLVED] Blue Screen Error with 0x0000007B, cannot get to command prompt, Win XP

Welcome to TSF, vrkrao :)

Part of Windows Update would include the monthly MSRT scan for viruses. If an infection was found in a System file like atapi.sys and removed by MSRT, it would lead to the 0x7B error you now see because the System file that was infected and now broken, is needed to boot Windows or that the (still infected) MBR points to a file that's been removed or modified.

The MRT.log (assuming it's written before shutdown), found in the Windows\Debug folder, should enable you to check whether the above fits your scenario, if so, it should detail which files were infected.

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I'm trying to split a .flv file by using flvparse, which is a Windows-only, command-line interface tool. I did get through to the directory by following instructions posted on another forum, however, command prompt doesn't seem to recognize the the .exe file. I'm an absolute novice at this, any help would be really appreciated!

Attaching a CP s/s, and here are the instructions I'm trying to follow (copy pasted from the forum)


For trimming the beginning and/or ending of videos, you can use FLVParser (http://dev2.avacast.com/FLVparser.zip ).
FLVParser is a Windows-only, command-line interface tool. After you unzip it, move its folder to C:\ for ease of use. Also for ease of use, copy/move the .flv file you wish to edit into the FLVParse folder.
To make edits, you need to know the in and out points where you want the edits. Use FLVPlayer to find these points. FLVPLayer only lists times in total number of seconds, not HH:MM:SS, but don't worry, FLVParser can handle that. In the FLVParse directory create a new blank text file called: CuePointFile.dat
This is the file FLVParser uses to edit from. Open it in NotePad, and enter the in point and out point, separated by a single blank space, like so: 2525 5150
Save, and close the file. Open up the command line interface and go to the FLVParse directory: cd C:\FLVParse
In the command line, enter this to edit the flv:
flvparse.exe FileToSplit.flv CuePointFile.dat
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A:Command Prompt doesnt seem to recognize the command line!!

You are using the basic cmd, try in elevated mode
Elevated Command Prompt - Windows 7 Forums

However looking at you screen shot, you may have to check the command over carefully. There does appear to be an error in the command. With my eyes, it is difficult at times to pick out the subtle shades of difference.

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when I open up my command prompt and type 'ipconfig' without the ' and press enter it returns the line:
'ipconfig' is nto recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file

I am trying to find out the information I need in order to set up a static IP Address for port forwarding

A:Command Prompt command <ipconfig> not working

In order to set up a static ip address internally, you'll need to either tell your router or your computer not to use automatic DHCP and instead to use a specific IP address.

Go to the System Tray (Notification Area)
Click the Network icon
Click 'Open Network and Sharing Center'
Click the 'Change adapter settings'

Selec the connnection for which you'd like to use a static IP
Right click it
Click 'Properties'
Select 'Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)'

Select 'Use the following IP address':

In the 'IP Address' field, insert the IP you'd like to use.

Note: The IP you use must be within the router's list of acceptable IP addresses. It's usually a list between to


If you're trying to set up an external static ip you'll need to pay your isp extra for one.

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Hi All,

I'm running a program that parses .csv files and then changes them into ._OK files. This process takes longer when there are a large number of *.OK files in the folder where the files being converted are located. To remedy this I occasionally manually run this command:

del *._OK
While pointing at the proper folder.

Is there a way to have this command continuously run, kind of like out ping -t [IP ADDRESS HERE] continuously pings a certain IP address?



A:Command Prompt: Repeat del command continuosly

I'm running a program that parses .csv files and then changes them into ._OK files.

I take it then the conversion program will not accept an output folder other than the current or working directory? More detail what you actually do with the output files might be helpful.

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Hey guys.

Ive been trying to figure out how to make a command prompt run a command line as soon as the box comes up.

I need this to happen all from one command line. A command prompt needs to open with "echo hi" being ran as a command line.

Any ideas?

A:Make a command prompt run a command as soon as it opens?

Hello Fmjc001,

You could create a BAT file for this. Just type in the commands into a TXT file, then rename the file extension to BAT. When you run the BAT file it will run the commands in a command prompt automatically.

Hope this helps,

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Hey guys,
Earlier my internet was being slow so I went to do a ping test and CMD proceeded to tell me that it didn't reconize the command. I have done countless pings before and this was weird. If i run CMD from the run bar by typing in its Dir then i can run ping and all the other commands or if i change the dir to sytem32 and run the command it works as well. I'm thinking that the paths for the cmd files have somehow gotten messed with and I'm not really sure how to change those so any advice on how to correct those paths would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

A:Command prompt won't execute commands from cmd or command

If you go Start - type cmd then right click on cmd to select Run as administrator you can run a system file check with the cmd sfc /scannow

With Win 7 you don't need to use the Run box.

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My PC has been acting up recently. It's been running slower than usual, my games that I play are randomly crashing, and there are a couple of really random events happening.

1) Command Prompt is missing from Start Menu
2) "Run" command is missing from Start Menu
3) Internet Explorer missing from Start Menu, and every time it is opened, it pops up with the window that asks you to set up IE8 (the one that is supposed to open the very first time you start IE8)
4) Mozilla Firefox asks me to make it my "default brower" (to which I click yes) every time I open it
5) Some programs will not install correctly

I am running Kaspersky Internet Security 2010. It has popped up saying that it has detected trojans but blocked their access, and has no trace of them inside the application, as in there are no logs stating which ones it blocked, so I can't share those with you.

Any ideas as to what is going on? I also ran Webroot System Analyzer, and that came up clean, but there is obviously something going on with the symptoms listed above. Can anyone help me out? I attached a logfile of a Hijack This scan in case that helps.

Intel Core i7 940
6 Gb DDR3 1600 Mhz Corsair Dominator RAM
2x 1.5 Tb HDDs
32 Gb SSD
2x EVGA GTX 285 FTW Editons
Windows 7 Ultimate

A:Missing Command Prompt, Run Command, and Others

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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ok here is what i am trying to do i have software called btprox which lets me lock my computer when my phone goes out of range of my desktop using bluetooth. what i want it to do though, is when i come back to my desktop i want it to unlock automatically instead of just having to put my password in. (i know im lazy but really i just want to do it cause i think its cool) now this software lets you pick programs to run instead of the lock command and stuff. what i want to know is, is there a login command for the command prompt? cause then i could just set it to run a batch file when i come in range and it will log me in.

A:command prompt logon command?

Hi -

The Task Scheduler may be of some help --> http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-new-task.html

I would urge caution in 3rd party software designed to circumvent Windows 7 security and power functions. You may come home sometime and find yourself locked out of your system and a reinstall of the OS to be the only viable option.

Good Luck to you.

Regards. . .



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When I type:
start funny picture.jpg
in the command prompt it says cannot find file 'funny' If I say:
start "funny picture.jpg"
it only opens another command prompt with funny picture.jpg as the window's title.

How can I open a file with a space in the name?

A:Command Prompt - start command help?

Welcome to TSF.

Type the command as follows:

Start "" "Funny Picture.jpg"

The first set of quotes ("") sets the title (for the window, this is what the start command expects for quotes normally), then the second set around the file name allows the space.


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Check attachment for screenshot of the problem. What's with the strange error message? Where's my normal error message?

That's on Win 7 Ultimate SP1.

A:Help with error in my command prompt

Hello ddadda, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore, at boot if needed, using a restore point dated before you had this issue may be able to fix it for you.

Hope this helps,

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I am trying to install updates (just installed Vista 32 bit) and am getting error 80070057. When I type in the command prompts as directed I get a reply line stating that Proxycfg.exe' (note apostrophe) is not a recognized etc. I have been exceedingly careful that I did not type in the apostrophe by mistake. What do I do now?

A:Command Prompt Error

Originally Posted by woodhick803

I am trying to install updates (just installed Vista 32 bit) and am getting error 80070057. When I type in the command prompts as directed I get a reply line stating that Proxycfg.exe' (note apostrophe) is not a recognized etc. I have been exceedingly careful that I did not type in the apostrophe by mistake. What do I do now?

Proxycfg command don't exist in Vista instead you have to use netsh wihttp reset proxy command.

1.Try reset WU components in aggressive mode How do I reset Windows Update components?
2.If you have any Acronis product then uninstall them
3.Uninstall all security software

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I run a Windows XP and whenever I try to run my command prompt window I get an error saying that the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows apllications. How do I fix this?


A:Command Prompt Error

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Hello i was wondering if someone could help me.I am unable to run anything from cmd(like say ipconfig or sfc /scannow)Yesterday My computer kept'd freezing at start up on my destop.Also i did a scan with Malwarebytes and it found 4 Trogans called MEMSWEEP2 it quarintined them.So im wondering if a have corrupt system files or remnants of a virus thanks richymun4.

A:Command Prompt Error

You need to get help with malware removal. We have experts here at TSF that can help you.

To get Expert Help with malware removal:

I recommend that you read this article… ( Simply, click on the links to be re-directed.)

"Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First steps;

IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Please follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum.


Please ensure that you create a new thread in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum; not back here in this one.

IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

When carrying out The 5 Steps,

If you cannot complete any of them for whatever reason, just continue on with the next one until they are all completed.

However, it is extremely important to make mention of the fact that you could not complete any of the steps in your post to HiJackThis Log Help Forum.


Where an Analyst will assist you with other workarounds.

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.

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Every time I connect my system to laptop laptop charger command prompt pops-up with this message "Windows can not find C:\Users\Admin AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\dugcijj\tagdi crj.exe" with a OK button or close the program but it pop-up

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An error appears when I open command prompt (cmd.exe). I did SFC /ScanNow and now it doesn't work. The error is says
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000018). Click OK to close the application.
Can anyone help me with this error?

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It used to work, but for some reason now when I click on Start, Programs, Accessories, Command Prompt (or Start, Run, cmd) I get the following error message window:

Only part of a ReadProcessMemory or WriteProcessMemory request was completed.

I have searched every support site that I can think of and get zero hits that are similar.

I can't get any help from Microsoft because the OS is OEM version and the computer manufacturer doesn't have a clue what the problem might be.


A:Command Prompt (cmd.exe) error

Got run and type:
then click ok.
Command is a command file. Sounds like you may have something attached to the exefile open procedure.

If you are comfortable with your registry editing skills. Look here first.


The default value when you double click the
default key is:
"%1" %*
(this includes the quotes)
If anything else is behind this you may have a virus.

If this is windows 2000 make sure that you don't have the lovsan worm or other variants that use the RPC vulnerability.

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Ok So I got myself into a unique bind here. I was trying to install some custom system files (for a theme) and I did it wrong and now I cant open explorer.exe . I dont want to goto a backup because this is a easy fix. (in my view). So I need to know how to run command prompt with administrative privleges from command prompt.

I am trying to do this command:

copy explorer.exe C:\Windows\

So if there is also another command I can just tack onto that that gives me admin rights to do it. I would be happy.

A:Run administrative command prompt from command prompt

On a friend's computer that also has win 7 64 bit installed, make a system Repair CD.

Boot from the system repair CD

go to a command prompt.


START | type System Repair | Enter key | Create Disc button


1) Insert System Repair Disc into optical reader.
2) Shutdown your computer.
3) Boot up your computer from the System Repair Disc
If your computer doesn’t boot from the optical drive, then
Immediately after pushing your Power ON button,
start tapping the F2 key to get to the BIOS to change the boot order

On some computers, Immediately after pushing the Power ON button, start tapping the F12 key and choose CD/DVD to change the boot order only for this time.
4) Wait while a mini-version of Windows is loaded and finally the SYSTEM RECOVERY OPTIONS dialog appears.
will search your system for installed versions of Windows.
7) select the Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting Windows radio button |
8) Choose command prompt from the list shown

Run any desired commands and type EXIT when finished.
Remove the System Repair Disc.
Shutdown your computer.
Power on your computer.

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Hello Everybody!

I don't know if this is a real issue, or just one of those "What the . . . .!!" situations. You judge.

I was working on a batch file that combines two .txt (ASCII?) files created in Notepad to create a composite file, and I noticed something really interesting. (And yes, when someone talks about doing something and the result is "really interesting", it's time to duck and hunt cover! )

Assume that there are two text files: "This.txt" and "That.txt", and they contain the text "This[cr-lf]" and "That[cr-lf]", where [cr-lf] is used to indicate a newline generated by hitting the "Enter/Return" key on the keyboard.

If you look at the files with a hex editor, what you see is something like this:
The file "This.txt" contains the text "This" followed by 0x0D0A, which are the ascii codes for CR and LF.
The file "That.txt" contains the text "That" followed by the same CR and LF characters.
Note that these two files contain nothing else.

Issue I discovered:
When I execute the command copy /y ".\This.txt"+".\That.txt" ".\This&That.txt", I do not get the simple concatenation of the two files, which is what I would expect. Instead I get the two files concatenated, (including the trailing CR/LF's as I would expect), but also one additional character, the hex character for a right-arrow symbol - 0x1A. In e... Read more

A:"Copy" command in command prompt generates 0x1a artifact?

I was trying to remember from my DOS days but drew a blank. A Google Search brought up a possible solution:
ms dos - In MS DOS copying several files to one file - Stack Overflow

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I want to hide this. I'm running a python progam (if that matters) and it always has that open on my taskbar. I want to hide it. I don't care where it goes or how much time it takes, I just want to hide it. So I never have to deal with it. Maybe make it a system process or something? I don't know.

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My computer at the loggin screen has an admin account witha strong pass and my account. Ive tried command prompt to try and change the admin password and even tried to delete it but all that shows up is "SYSTEM ERROR 5 HAS OCCURRED ACCESS DENIED". I also have another account on my computer mcx1 that i dont know about and cant even access. Please any help would be appreciated

A:Command Prompt System error 5

(Win32) Error 5 just means "access denied".

It sounds like you've lost all the administrative account credentials? In other words, you don't know how to log on as an admin? Is that the problem?

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Hello guys,
I have problem with CMD
When I run Windows error reporting window appears and error message appears:
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). Click OK to close the application

Please reply.

A:Command Prompt Error on Windows 7


Use this

sfc /scannow

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Can someone fix this for me i dont really knw what this is saying when i put that command in. I wanted to do the command where it turns of the spikes while gaming and for some reason this is the error its showing. I think the statement C:\USERS\KOS>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k netsh wlan set autoconfig enabled=ye
s interface=Wireless Network Connection

juss needs some corrections juss dont knw what. Plz help thnx

Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
(C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.

C:\USERS\KOS>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k netsh wlan set autoconfig enabled=ye
s interface=Wireless Network Connection
One or more parameters for the command are not correct or missing.

Usage: set autoconfig [enabled=]yes|no [interface=]<string>


Tag Value
enabled - Set auto configuration logic to enabled or disabled.
interface - Name of the interface for which the setting has to be


Enable or disable the auto configuration logic on an interface. If it is,
disabled then Windows will not connect to any wireless network
automatically from the specified interface.

Both parameters are required.


set autoconfig enabled=yes interface="Wireless Network Connection"

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Whenever I open up a command prompt for any reason, this is the message I get:
"An Extended Memory Manager is already installed.
XMS Driver Not Installed."
Is there a specific reason this message? I'm not really sure if it has created any problems, but it seems like it has prevented some programs from running. Is this something that will cause problems? Is there something I can do to correct the problem?

A:Command Prompt Error Message

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Can someone fix this for me i dont really knw what this is saying when i put that command in. I wanted to do the command where it turns of the spikes while gaming and for some reason this is the error its showing. I think the statement C:\USERS\KOS>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k netsh wlan set autoconfig enabled=ye
s interface=Wireless Network Connection

juss needs some corrections juss dont knw what. Plz help thnx

Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
(C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.

C:\USERS\KOS>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k netsh wlan set autoconfig enabled=ye
s interface=Wireless Network Connection
One or more parameters for the command are not correct or missing.

Usage: set autoconfig [enabled=]yes|no [interface=]<string>


Tag Value
enabled - Set auto configuration logic to enabled or disabled.
interface - Name of the interface for which the setting has to be


Enable or disable the auto configuration logic on an interface. If it is,
disabled then Windows will not connect to any wireless network
automatically from the specified interface.

Both parameters are required.


set autoconfig enabled=yes interface="Wireless Network Connection"


A:syntax error in command prompt?

i didnt know there was a command that worked ive been using Vista anti lag for gaming , can you give me a link to this info so i can have a look please

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Everytime when I start my computer a Command Prompt Screen appears and tells "The system cannot find the file specified."
So I run "msconfig.exe" and "Autostart program viewer (Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com)" to find recent suspicious startup entry, but found nothing new.
Here's what I found :-
Malwarebytes Anti Malware removes folder :- "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\2308189059"
OS :- Windows XP SP3
Process :- cmd.exe (1292) | Parent :- <Non-existent Process>(1096)
Command line Argument :-
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe  /K for  /F %i in ('dir /b /a:h-d /w "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\2308189059\*"') do start /b regsvr32.exe /s /n /i:"" "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\2308189059\%i"
I want to know what is in that Folder - "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\2308189059\" and which process wants to execute its files?

A:Windows StartUp Command Prompt error

Here I've uploaded a Screenshot from Process Explorerhttp://i.imgur.com/cUaq3Ns.jpg?1

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The following is a error I found running the sfc /scannow via the command prompt & I cannot find the fix for it. I didn't want to do a complete restore nor a repair simply because I'll loose items I deem valuable, any ideas on this one?

2013-11-05 16:49:53, Info CSI 00000094 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"explorer.exe" of Microsoft-Windows-explorer, Version = 6.1.7601.17567, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch

A:Explorer Error found via command prompt

Did you install some explorer add-ons or hacks?

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I typed the following in the command prompt to certificate fingureprint(MD5):-
C:\>keytool -list -alias androiddebugkey -keystore Documents and Settings\srinivas.HOME-0FA0752F2F\.android \ debug.keystore -storepass android -keypass android

but it is showing error:-

keytool error: java.lang.RuntimeException: Usage error, and is not a legal command

Using MD5 I have to get apiKeys for Google Maps.

Any kind help will be appriceated

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It seems that other than the 'dir' command, every command I run from my dos prompt, I get an "Access is denied." message.  Example:
Access is denied.

I've checked my UAC settings and made sure they're set to "Never Notify".

I've also tried to run sfc.exe, but can't:
Access is denied.

Finally, I've tried to run cmd.exe as administrator, but no luck.
The one thing I've noticed is that if I go to cmd.exe's Properties and then the Security tab, I see that TrustedInstaller has Full control, but SYSTEM, Administrators and Users have only:

Read & execute andRead
I've tried to change permissions by editing, but when I do so, I get an "Access is denied" message.
I've run out of ideas on what else to try and would appreciate the help.

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 cmd prompt gives "Access is denied." error for every command


The problem was that I had the Personal firewall from Comodo installed.  By uninstalling this, all normal DOS functionality seems to have returned!

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im a newbie - sorry if im not posting in the wrong forum.
im posting for a friend here whos keyboard's "\" doesnt work. and please assume that the friend cant get a new keyboard (sorry if thats annoying!)

in command prompt, she wants to get to the root directory (is that right?) of drive C, where her windows are installed
the command for which is said to be cd\

now if she types cd/ or c: , it doesn't give the root C:.
the directory doesnt change, it stays as:
C:\Documents and Settings\admi>

we want it to get to:

how can that be managed without having to get a new keyboard? :O basically i just want to know an alternate method.

A:Solved: need help with command prompt

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Guys, halp me plz, I need to use the command prompt to do something (well, to mod a game to be specific)

I have to use command prompt to open a directory and an exe file in it but I can't do that because when I open the command prompt the text: "C:\Users\1>" is written in it and I can't delete that, even if I continue to write commands and stuff in it I get errors because of that,

The "C:\Users\1>" is always on the line which I am on and does not get deleted even when I try using the clear screen command,

I know that "C:\Users\1>" is also a directory and I can access any folders inside it but I want to have a blank command prompt with nothing written on it,

(And one last thing:) I tried another computer with Windows XP but it's giving me the same problem so maybe this thing is actually normal or what?

Plz help me, this is very important to me any helpful replies would be really appreciated, I hope this first post is decent enough for you guyz.

A:[SOLVED] What's up with my Command Prompt?

how are you opening command prompt?

try this....start > type cmd right click on command prompt (from the menu) choose run as administrator ...good luck

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Help Please

Under the Command Prompt panel how can I:
String together and execute a series of commands?
Export and Import files of these commands?
Thanks for any help.


A:Solved: Command Prompt

Try this page on MS-DOS 6.0 Command Reference it might give something on this or look for batch commands. I used to know how to do this but as they say if you don't use it you lose it.


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I'm trying to get to c:\ on the command prompt but all I get is "Documents and Settings\Dave>" I enter cd but it returns to the same place. How can I get to the c:\ ?

A:Solved: Command Prompt

Just type c:\ at the end of ...Dave>

Let's say you were going to delete a file, you would do it like the following:

C:\Documents and Settings\Dave>del C:\Windows\filename.exe

(Or any other path where your file is)

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I think i may have just made a big mistake, whilst messing around with command promt and researching on websites i wanted a program to run when my comuter started, a website stated to add it to the autoexec.bat file as a 'call' program or in config.sys, so in cmd i entered edit autoexec.bat and a blank edit screen appeared, i did the same with config.sys and another blank screen appeared. It said beneath to open sysedit from start>run, i did and the autoexec.bat file was empty and so was the config.sys file, is this serious or am i jusy being silly!!!


A:Solved: HELP, XP command prompt

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Hello Everyone,

Thank you for taking to read this thread; what is the command to view ip configuration in Win XP in Command Prompt? I tried "IP Config" and it's not correct. Thank you ahead of time for your assistance.


A:Solved: Command Prompt

There are available options to change what is outputted (like ipconfig /all) but I'm not sure what all of them do.

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As you can see, I cannot get to the C: drive while I CAN get to my d: and e: drives. What's going on here? Vista is running from the C: drive and it appears fine in explorer.
I discovered this problem while having trouble getting java to compile and run in cmd. I think the problems are related.

A:Solved: Cannot go to C: in command prompt.

cd \

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Thanks in advance. I have no command prompt under Start>Programs>Accessories. How do I put it there? I can find it through Search but would like it where it belongs.

A:Solved: No command prompt

You could do it this way. Right click the Desktop. Choose New, Shortcut. For location, type:%SystemRoot%\system32\cmd.exe Next, name it anything you like. Click Finish. Left click and hold on the shortcut. Drag to the Start button. Still holding, drag to Programs, then Accessories, and into the Accessories box. Let go of the mouse.

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Hi Guys, Got another problem. For some reason(Idon't know how) my command prompt was in my start menu. I didnt know what to do with it so now its in my docs. I am having trouble getting some things to run and I believe this is the trouble. I dont know who did it or how to undo it. Im new at this and dont want to screw up anything. any ideas as to what i should do to get this(command prompt) back where it belongs? Thank You...Joe

A:Solved: command prompt

Do you mean it was visible when you clicked on start??
All that means is that you or someone else used it recently and it is only the short cut for it not the program

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Good Day!

This is my first post here in bleeping computer (technically second because I dropped a 'Hello' line for the new members thread) and I would first like to thank all active members and admins for giving countless hours to help others.

Now to my problem, I have been bothered for weeks by random popping of command prompts and saying that I have encountered an error in memory something something (I forgot the exact error message, I would post a screenshot once I get the error again). Just like 'pringles' once it pop... it never stop. The only way for it to stop is to reboot, although sometimes even if I reboot.. it comes back again and again and again. So, I decided to uninstall my corrupted AVG to install the latest version... only for me to find out that I can't uninstall it because an error keeps prompting on the uninstall screen. I also found out that I am the only one who can't access AVG's website. I managed to download the latest installer through CNET but I keep on getting a failed installation error for no clear reasons.

Here is the result of my dds.scr run:
DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by DB Admin at 16:32:30.79 on Wed 06/10/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1270.591 [GMT 8:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLa... Read more

A:Popping Command Prompt Error / Blocked Websites

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I am getting an "Access is denied" when I try to run a command from the command prompt.  The command is:  set . C:\environment.txt.  When i type this and hit enter I get the error message.
I tried setting up an an administrator account (on the advice of my instructor) but it doesn't seem to effect being able to work from the command prompt.
I am using Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit.
This has got me baffled.
Thank you.
Larry Phillips

A:Command Prompt error message: Access is denied

Open Start, point to All Programs, Accessories, right-click
Command Prompt, select Run as administrator.Microsoft MVP Windows Desktop Experience

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Alright, yesterday I got a bunch of spyware and virus infections. I have been fixing them but today, I keep getting a System32:Lzx32.sys BSOD. I would log in XP, and within a few minutes, the BSOD would pop up, forcing me to reboot. I did a research on this on google (on another computer) and I came upon this page;

So, like it states on that page, I downloaded rustbfix.exe and combofix.exe and I ran rustbfix.exe. Rustbfix.exe said something like "the first step has been fixed, now reboot to activate blahblah on startup" or something along that line. I rebooted. Now, even in safe mode, whenever I log in XP, command prompt pops up, and just sits there. Its the only thing on the screen, besides my wallpaper. When I shut the command prompts off, there is nothing on the desktop, not even any toolbars or the start bar, yet I can control+alt+delete.

PLEASE, any kind of help will be appriciated!

A:Solved: Command Prompt pops up and cant do anything! PLEASE HELP!

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