Question: Is there a place that I can learn the commands that I can do or use in the Command Prompt? For example: If I write, "ipconfig" and hit the "Enter Key" I get what IP Address I am communicating with. But I know there are hundreds of command that could be put in the Command Prompt. How do I find out what they are?
The IT Guy says:
Ah, the command line. The real test if someone is a computer geek or just a wanna-be! Good tips for command line tricks for Windows XP are on http://www.techtv.com/screensavers/windowstips/story/0,24330,3364544,00.html. Microsoft lists several helpful command-line utilities for Windows 2000 server on http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/server/help/default.asp?url=/windows2000/en/server/help/sag_tcpip_tro_usingcommands.htm. For brave Macintosh users running OS X (access the terminal from Applications - Utilities - Terminal) try part 1 of a 3 part series: http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2002/12/06/terminal_osx.html. Those already familiar with UNIX (the operating system underlying the new Macintosh OS) can try "Top Ten Mac OS X Tips for Unix Geeks".
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