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Help with syntax error in command prompt?

Q: Help with syntax error in command prompt?

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>

Parameters:

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

Remarks:

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.

Examples:

set autoconfig enabled=yes interface="Wireless Network Connection"
C:\Users\kos>

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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>

Parameters:

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

Remarks:

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.

Examples:

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


C:\Users\kos>

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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When trying to change directory on command prompt i get error "the filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect" very strange as it IS a valid file path. i decided to do some testing and tried to change it to just "C:/" same stinking error! then i did the ultimate test and tried to "change" the directory to the directory it is currently in (C:\Windows\System32) and STILL GET THE ERROR, its NOT EVEN RECOGNIZING IT'S OWN HOME FREICKEN DIRECTORY!.
 
i have tried running command prompt BOTH as user AND as administrator, same symptoms. i wanted to get command prompt working to use some android abd commands, which requires directory change but now i think my whole command prompt is corrupt and wouldn't trust it. I've tried googling the problem and its often caused by long names and long directorys, both of which these are not. but saw nowhere on google saying someone cant access freaking "C".
 
ive changed dirrectorys in command prompt in past and never got that error. wish Microsoft didn't remove "open command prompt here" option.

A:command prompt volume label or syntax incorrect

if I remember correctly you don't need to type path just "CD c:"

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there's this site called Vandalsquad.com a free art software program where you can paint offline in pvt rooms or online in public or pvt. So i can get into the rooms and paint fine but then when i try and upload my picture to the online archive they have it says Syntax Error 500 Unknown Command WHAT IS THIS!?
is it because i have Vista or something??? how can i fix this!?

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Running Windows XP MCE SP3
Latest Combofix version 13.7.5.1
 
After updating ComboFix to today's latest build I am unable to complete scan. ComboFix was working fine yesterday on the most recent build at the time.  Receive the following message: The syntax of the command is incorrect.
 

 

A:ComboFix Error - The syntax of the command is incorrect

I too have had this issue, I was on site at a client's location and had this error. On Windows XP Pro SP3 though.
 
Possibly a build error? 

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I running Outlook 2003 and when I open an e-mail and click on a hyoerlink I get this message - Command Line Option Syntax Error. Type Command /? for help.

Not sure what this means or what to do to fix so that the hyperlink will open.

Thanks for any help.
Doug
 

A:Solved: Outlook Command Line Syntax Error

I found this microsoft article and did a repair to the Urlmon.dll file and the hyperlink now works.
Doug
 

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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.

Thanks!
 

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

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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 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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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:

C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe
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.

HELP!!!!

A:Command Prompt (cmd.exe) error

Got run and type:
command
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.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command

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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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
again.

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Hi!

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?

Thanks.
 

A:Command Prompt Error

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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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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,
Shawn

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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

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Hi,
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

Hi

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

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

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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

Ben050,

Use this

sfc /scannow

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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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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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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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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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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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Hi,
If I run Command Prompt net view I get "System Error 64 has occured" The specified network name is no longer available

A:ERROR using command prompt net view - System Error 64

Hi,
You should specify a workgroup name or a computer name when you use this command, the command should be:
net view \\computername
Here is more information about this command:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc781210(v=ws.10).aspx

Regards
v-yamliu

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Hi,
I'm trying to run mklink command, but receive an error:
C:\Windows\system32>mklink /J "C:\Users\[name]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data" "d:\temp\User Data"
The syntax of the command is incorrect.
Trying this way doesn't help too:
C:\Windows\system32>mklink /J "C:\Users\[name]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data d:\temp\User Data"
The syntax of the command is incorrect.
Any ideas?

A:mklink error "The syntax of the command is incorrect"

Hi,
The original location was deleted before the command execution, so the problem wasn't in it. But, anyway, today I've tried the same command and it run successfully, do not know why :). Maybe some background app was using this dirs (Chrome was closed) and
the computer needed a reboot to release them.
BR.

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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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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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My boot record needs replacement. I have given the bootrec command from the install CD a few times now and get the disk not found error. Is this drive beyond boot repair? Would one of the tools like the NTDLeader tool or Hirens etc at least recognize the HD?

If unbootable I'd at least like to start the process of getting some data transferred using a different HD.

At the System Recover options of the installer CD, I don't get anything in the window for operating system.

These errors occurred when trying to clone one drive to another with Clonezilla, a Linux tool used to copy disks. It contains an option which I thought to refresh the boot sector. Such a command should not have effected the source disk but who knows.

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Hi,

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.

regds.,
Ram.

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.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down...ils.aspx?id=16

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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Hi everyone,


After closing our Asus laptop 2 nights ago (but not shutting it down), BSOD appeared with the following message:
STOP: C0000135 The program cannot start because %hs is missing from your computer. Trying reinstalling the program.
I've tried many different recovery/repair attempts after looking through the forum for answers, but nothing seems to have worked. My last attempt was to retrieve the DMP files, but the computer won't reboot to accept the command (currently, default setting of "No DMP" is selected, unfortunately).

Here is the process when I start up the laptop:
- (F8 accesses the safe boot menu, otherwise, the following process is what usually occurs when I start up the laptop)
- "Starting Windows" message with icon
- BSOD with error message
- ASUS logo page
- Windows Error Recovery message (asks to Launch Startup Repair Tool or Launch Normally)
- "Windows is loading files page"
- "Windows Corp" page
- Startup Repair checks for problems and fails; sends info to Microsoft Corp about problem
- Startup Repair main window offers option of "View diagnostic and repair details" or "View advanced options for system recovery and support", or Shutdown, Finish, and Cancel
- I click on Advanced options and I input keyboard language and admin password, then its takes me to System Recovery Options, which includes Startup Repair Tool, System Restore, System Image Recovery, Windows Memory Dia... Read more

A:BSOD Error C0000135; No reboot after Command Prompt to get DMP files

Problem Signature 06: 10
Problem Signature 07: BadPatch

Just a badpatch.

In recovery environment ->command prompt:

Code:
sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows
Post results

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Hello I can't find the DOS command to move a file from one computer to another on a network. Help!
 

A:Dos command/syntax

jsut did a quick google search and came up with this page.

It may not be exactly what you were looking for, but it may help.

http://archive.infoworld.com/articles/op/xml/99/08/23/990823oplivingston.xml
 

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I have an annoying problen with a DOS window that pops up every couple of seconds. It was really hard to catch, but reads "The Syntax of the Command is Incorrect" and is in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CMD.EXE. It started occuring a month or so ago (maybe after doing this update). Yesterday it started again with a vengeance (every 3 or 4 seconds). When it happens, it wipes out any typing that you are doing.
I have all of the latest Windows updates installed as of April 29, 2009.
Windows Vista business 32Bit, HP compaq 6515b
Help! This is really frustrating. Thanks
 

A:The Syntax of the Command is Incorrect

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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.


CREATE A SYSTEM REPAIR DISC

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





GO TO A COMMAND PROMPT USING A SYSTEM REPAIR DISC

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.
5) NEXT
6) SYSTEM RECOVERY OPTIONS dialog
will search your system for installed versions of Windows.
7) select the Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting Windows radio button |
NEXT
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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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:
Code:
Call Shell("cmd.exe" & dosCmd, vbNormalFocus)
I can also open Acrobat which is the program I need using:
Code:
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:

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

Code:
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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Here's a question I can't seem to answer. The company I work for uses a remote web site and email host. I'm not sure whether that's relevant. MS2000 OS server, XP workstations - that's what we run at the office. I have a link on the web page to the "webmaster". (No, it isn't me, I refuse to take credit for a tool-generated remote site). The link works fine from my house and from the office, I assume from anywhere EXCEPT when our portables are connected to another LAN. (We go out on job sites, disconnect our proxy and disable our firewall, and plug into theirs.) At these sites, we get a message from the link saying the server can't be reached. Can anyone explain this to me? Thank you in advance-

AA
ps - if interested, web site is www.auditsrus.com
 

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It there a comprehensive list of 'Command Line Switches' or syntax. For general use in windows (any program etc)
 

A:Command Line Switches, Syntax

If you type the command at a command prompt it will give you the syntax and switches you can use with that command.

Or you can also type a /? at the end of the command.
 

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Hello,

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)

FLVPARSER

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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I am looking psexec commands to install exe
scenario:
I had copied source folders \\server1\test  into  designation (C:\windows\test) via PowerShell
now I am looking psxec complete command to run exe on remote machines (remote machines will take from txt file)
PSEXEC syntax or command  to run exe on multiple machines 

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I have a large file transfer to do.

Please advise if I can do this with a DOS command where

The XP HD has a folder called myfolder in E:

The Win7 HD has a folder called myfolder64 in C:

Please give the exact syntax since I haven't used dos for a long time to include any cd/ commands etc.

Then should my media files transfer similar to a disk clone? That is the goal. Two file extensions are in the directory.

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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?
Thanks

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,
Shawn

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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:


Code:
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?

Regards,

Dan

A:Command Prompt: Repeat del command continuosly

Quote:
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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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.






Quote:
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 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.255


http://social.answers.microsoft.com/...f-3656805f1844

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\command.com
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:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mclogsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcupdmgr.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exe
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A:Solved: MS-DOS Command Prompt Problem (cmd.exe, command.com)

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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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It seems that other than the 'dir' command, every command I run from my dos prompt, I get an "Access is denied." message.  Example:
C:\Users\aagha>ipconfig
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:
C:\Users\aagha>sfc.exe
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

SOLVED!

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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Hi,

After booting up my laptop (Dell studio 7 running Windows 7 Premium 64) today, two strange "Command Prompt Error" message appeared. They had something like "Hidden Startup" as the window title (I might not have remembered this completely accurately as I didn't think to take a screenshot or save them at the time).
I haven't seen these messages before, and since rebooting they haven't returned.
Is there a way of viewing them again so I can work out what they are and what might have caused them to appear? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:Strange "Command Prompt Error" Messages on Startup

There may be others that know how to review the messages but before that
run an anti virus scan
Download and run a full scan with malwarebytes
Run a full scan with eset online.

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Hi

When I open a Command Prompt as non-elevated , I receive the following error:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.

If I open a Command Prompt as administrator I receive:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.
The system cannot find message text for message number 0x8 in the message file for System.

This relates to Windows Vista x86 and I am totally stuck!!
 

A:Vista Command Prompt error - Cannot find message text for message number 0x2350

How are you opening cmd prompt
 

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