18th September 2021

Useful Windows CMD Commands and Their Uses

You can, control Windows with CMD commands and do many things that are not available in the Windows graphical interface and find a lot of documents on the internet to solve some problems with CMD easily. I’ve put together some very useful CMD commands for you.

Assoc Command

Owing to the assoc command, you can see all file extensions and the program with which these files are opened.

Assoc 
Assoc

 

Cipher Command

When you delete the files on the hard disk, in fact, they are not really deleted. When you delete a file, Windows marks them as inaccessible and shows the fields they covered as empty. Therefore, the files that you think deleted completely can be recovered. The cipher command writes and deletes random data into the free space in the section you selected,

You can use the cipher command to get rid of the deleted files completely. When you type cipher / w: C, it completely deleted files on your C: drive.

Cipher 
Cipher

 

Driverquery Command

Incorrectly set or missing drivers can cause various problems in your system. Whenever “Driverquery” command also allows you to see drivers installed on your system.

Driverquery 
Driverquery

 

ipconfig Command

This command shows the IP address that your computer is currently using. It can also be used to obtain a new IP address with ipconfig / releaseipconfig / renew commands.

ipconfig 
ipconfig

 

ipconfig /flushdns Commands

You can also refresh your DNS address with the ipconfig / flushdns command.

ipconfig / flushdns
ipconfig / flushdns

 

Ping Command

You can use this command after typing ping by typing an IP address or website address. In this way, a serial test package is sent to the specified address.If these packages reach and return to the destination, you can see that the destination is communicating with your computer. If it fails, there is no communication between the target device and your computer.

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Ping 
Ping

 

Netstat Command

Owing to this command, you can check the connection problems or check for malicious connections. By typing netstat -an you can see a list of open ports and the corresponding IP addresses.

Netstat 
Netstat

 

Pathping Command

This command is the advanced version of the ping command. You can use pathping command when there are multiple routers between your computer and the destination.

Pathping 
Pathping

 

Powercfg Command

Powercfg is a command that you can use to manage and monitor energy consumption of your computer. You can manage the suspend settings with powercfg/ hibernate on and powercfg / hibernate off  commands, and see the powercfg /a the command to see the energy-saving status of your system.

 

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