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[SOLVED] command prompt error --I think

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

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!

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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 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.


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

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

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


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IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

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

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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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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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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,

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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:


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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:

sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows
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This is my first time here in TSF so bear with me.

So I got a new asus s500ca w/ windows 8.1 on new years as a belated christmas gift and so far it's pretty good. But I need to ask if what I've been having is serious or not. On occasion, whenever I log in and enter the desktop the command prompt briefly pops up for about a second or two with the title "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" and disappears quickly after. But besides that, my laptop's been running alright. I've ran a scan through both malwarebytes and avast and didn't catch anything suspicious. I need to know because it's making me kinda paranoid and I just want to make sure my laptop is doing ok, even if it doesnt appear all the time.

A:[SOLVED] Command prompt pop up on occasion? Is it serious?

An update on this. I figured out what's causing it, it turns out it's asus smart gestures doing, so I suppose it's not much to worry about.

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Hi Guys, every time i log on or turn on my computer, i get a command prompt box open up with the title C:\WINDOWS\system32\java.exe
I cant figure out why it keeps popping up everytime, its only started in the last few days,
I cant find anything in msconfig that relates to it. any ideas how to stop it and is it a problem?

Im running windows xp home edition and as far as im aware its virus free,


A:Solved: Java command prompt box

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Hello everyone, I hope you will be able to help me rather quickly with this issue due to my need for this application to work properly so I may finish my Project for school.

I have used the Ipconfig utility before with the Command Prompt window with no ill effects.

I tried to use a little while ago and recieved the basic error of not a "'Ipconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file."

I also tried the Ipconfig.exe command in the run dialogue box on the Start tab menu. When I did this, the Command Prompt window flashes on then off. I did get a micro second glimpse of the screen and it appeared to have listed the parameters for Ip settings.

Does anyone know why this has happened and how to fix it?

I am going to see if any other commands work on the Command Prompt window.

A:Solved: Command Prompt isn't working.

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I am trying to get cygwin to work in command prompt on Vista. Specifically I want gnu for program compilation. I place this into my path in my system variables "C:\cygwin\bin". This works for XP, but maybe I'm just missing something. I have installed cygwin and no visible problems occurred during install. The main problem is that if I try to use the g++ or gcc commands in command prompt, it says "'g++' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file". I have also created a PATH in my user variables with the "C:\cygwin\bin", but it still does not work.

A:[SOLVED] Cygwin in command prompt.

Hi -

Are you executing the program from an elevated admin cmd/DOS prompt?

Since using a directory created in the c: root, file permission settings may be interfering. I'd like to see the SET command output and 2 directory listings. Please run the following from an elevated admin cmd/ DOS screen -
START | type cmd.exe | right-click on cmd.exe above under programs - select run as admin. Then paste each line 1 at a time into DOS screen - hit enter if necessary -


SET > "%temp%\1.txt" & dir c:\cyg /a /r /q /s >> "%temp%\1.txt" & dir c:\*.* /a /r /q >> "%temp%\1.txt" & start notepad "%temp%\1.txt"

A notepad will open with results. Save text file & attach to next post.

Regards. . .



dir c:\ /a /r /q

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I'm having an issue on my computer where command prompt will not open. I looked in the system32 folder and cmd.exe is missing, however there is cmd.exe.mui is there. I also tried to run hijackthis to get a log, however the program keeps spitting out a blank log when I click save log.

A:Solved: Command Prompt Will Not Open

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Hello i installed vista basic today and I set up two accounts one admin, of course, and one standard user. I'm using the standard account as my main account. In XP I run as a limited user and what I usually do is right click runas a command prompt an then I drag whatever needs privileges into the command prompt and I'm set.

I see that in vista you can't simply drag something into the command prompt. I know you can shift right click "copy as path" and then paste that into the privileged command prompt, but is there any way to get the command prompt to behave like the XP command prompt does?

thanks in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Run As administrator via command prompt?

I really don't know what you are talking about. But if you right click the icon of whatever needs administrator rights, you can then select "run as administrator". I think this will give you the same result.

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noob question;
what is the name of the windows command prompt shell?
Or is it named Command prompt?

A:Solved: Command prompt shell



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I mean beyond what the default XP prompt allows, like you can in Linux? You know, like an image in the command prompt or to make it translucent and all that fancy stuff. I have a hunch that Windows does not allow this for some sort of security precaution? Heck, I don't know.

Anyone heard of anything in this regard?

Thanks in advance!

A:[SOLVED] Any way to customize the XP command prompt?

You can change the background color and text color. You can also change the font. I don't know of anyway to change the background to a picture. You might be able to do it with the new PowerShell but I have not gotten around to testing it out yet.

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When i try to open the command prompt it is not getting opened so could anyone please give me the solution to restore my command prompt.

Awaiting for the reply.

Thank you for your valuable time.

A:Solved: How can i restore my command prompt!!

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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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