Forum discussion tagged with cmd.
  1. R

    Question There is about 30000 directories on my desktop

    My friends launched a batch file on ,my windows computer with his USB key. He explained to me that this batch file loop and create a lot of folder on my desktop. After that I tried to remove them by using the windows terminal. I failed. I can't delete them manually, because i can't open the...
  2. D

    Question Bad sector help

    I did chkdsk f: /r and i found 412 kb bad sectors Any suggestions how can i fix it ?
  3. Babzee1

    Question Laptop is unresponsive and restarting doesn’t work

    When booting my laptop it works fine for the first 10 minutes then google chrome stops responding and then when checking task manager it shows cpu utilising at 60% but when sorting to see what is being used everything shows 0% I tried opening cmd but then I cant type into it and when trying to...
  4. K

    [SOLVED] Command Prompt file name issues?

    When I am trying to copy files using Command Prompt, I have to use dir /x and copy the short name because it never finds the file name listed in dir. How can i fix this issue.
  5. K

    Question How do I change the User name that appears in Command Prompt?

    When using CMD, the file path just says user, even though my user account has my name. How do I change it to my user name?
  6. Roberto121

    Question Change the amount of RAM for system

    Hello. I changed in msconfig the memory to use or aomething like that accidentaly to 256mb because i only have 8 gb of ram and the rest 8 we re for hardware.I want to type 4gb.After reboot i get blue screen every time . How do i fix it ? I tried booting with 1 module.I reboot my bios.
  7. S

    [SOLVED] How can I enable command prompt in bios so that I can open it during windows setup? (laptop won't boot)

    I've been trying to fix my friend's dell laptop. It's been saying no bootable devices and the traditional fixes I've found on the web aren't working. I've decided to reinstall windows to fix this and he doesn't mind losing any files on the computer. The problem is that in windows setup the hard...
  8. ThaSpoda

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Sound Settings Won't Open When Pressing The Taskbar Shortcut

    So when I try to use my taskbar sound icon (taskbar -> right click on sound icon -> open sound settings) shortcut literally opens a cmd for a split second and closes. I've tried to /sfc now and it did nothing to help. I've tried everything and nothing has worked out for me please help me out!
  9. C

    [SOLVED] CMD Spam Randomly?

    Hey guys, so I'm unsure what is happening here. I noticed within the last 24 hours, if I leave my PC on the desktop - no apps or anything open or being used - I'll look over at my monitor and see the CMD prompt spamming my screen. Windows on top of windows will pop up and disappear almost...
  10. [SOLVED] Diskpart Formatting stuck at 51%

    Hello, I have 128 GB SSD when I'm trying to format using diskpart in cmd then it's not move from 51%, what can I do? I tried several times and tried in different devices but I got same issue. Please help me!!!
  11. supremecoconut

    [SOLVED] Command Prompt just flashes and closes immediately

    I managed to capture what it says in that split second, before it disappears: The System cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for application. What i tried: cmd /k: same behaviour DISM: all good, obviously powershell works DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image...
  12. DutchBakery

    Question Enable CPU cores in CMD

    Cannot boot my Laptop since not all cores are enables. I get lots of errors like CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED etc. I can access CMD via BSOD. So how do I then go forward?
  13. iamjudebot

    [SOLVED] No mouse and keyboard during windows startup but works fine in bios

    Okay so i know there are numerous posts about this before but in my case disabling driver signature enforcement doesn’t work and I’ve already tried every possible usb config combination in bios which in my asus A320M is only legacy usb support, XHCI hand-off, usb mas storage driver support, and...
  14. SalamiZ16

    Question Computer stutter when downloading

    Hi, My computer always stutters alot when I'm downloading a game off of something like steam, or origin. It also lags when I try to stream and play a game at the same time. I did some research and found that other people were having similar problems and the fix was to go into cmd and type...
  15. fred248d

    [SOLVED] 118 GB ADATA SSD trouble!

    I recently bought a PC with an 118 GB ADATA SSD and a 500 GB HDD, and I realized that Windows 10 was installed on the HDD. But when I tried to install Windows on the SSD instead, it challenged me with several errors (something with mbr and gpt). I fixed some of the errors though, but just gave...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Dirty C Drive (Windows 10)

    Hello, I had a fan that was not working so i had to see which one it was, after i realised and fixed which one it was. I booted up my PC, somehow it went direct into the bios settings and i saw that the SSD was not there as an option to boot. I tried to shut down my PC manually but it wasn't...
  17. PvEdominator

    Question Start up Blackscreen with Command Prompt

    Hey everyone. I am having a rather extremely annoying issue. I restarted my PC normally, hit restart with the windows button. Now I log in and bam, got a command prompt with System32 on it. I understand a few things. First to figure out what it was I started ending a bunch of tasks and ended...
  18. Zii

    [SOLVED] Reinstall windows on a PC that won't boot WITHOUT installation media?

    I have a bud whose PC won't boot. Sounds like a driver issue, and I walked him through it over the phone and it won't even get into safe mode. Blue screen. Swapped out RAM, GPU, etc. No bueno. Only gets as far as the login screen and BSOD shortly after entering password. It's one of those...
  19. TheSpetnazAreAfterME

    [SOLVED] Wifi no internet access

    Hello fellow techs, I must start from the beginning for you to understand and my specs are at the bottom after you read my issue. I recently I moved to a new place to rent and there are no network jacks, so I had to get a wifi adapter for my Desktop. When I first installed the adapter, it...
  20. Soiram91

    [SOLVED] CMD does not run - Windows 10

    Hey fellow enthusiasts, CMD does not run at all and no command file can trigger it (e.g. .bat) on my built, in Windows 10. I've been having this issue for a while now and I've been searching around for a fix, but I haven't had any luck so far. I have tried all of the "recommended" actions on...
  21. T

    [SOLVED] Factory reset killed my laptop

    Hello everyone, So I've had this laptop (Asus Zenbook UX430U) for about 2 years, rarely using it for the past 1,5 years. I'm starting a new project with it so I wanted to give it a factory reset to get rid of anything I won't need. So that's what I did but when I powered it on afterwards it...
  22. ToxicThing

    Question Explorer.exe not starting on start-up

    Okay, I've been having this problem for a while now. I don't know when it started exactly, but it's very frustrating. The thing is, when I log-in into my account, I get black screen and cmd open. I type "exit" into cmd, then ctrl+alt+del and get into task manager. From there, I manually open...
  23. N

    Question Reboot issue - "System will be recovered !" while I don't want to...

    Hi Everyone, While trying to change the boot order in the BIOS for a Panasonic VAS 6160 with Windows 7, I have changed something that now makes the computer restart in the recovery mod under windows cmd. the cmd window says " System will be recovered ! " Press 2 and return to recover the...
  24. derekullo

    [SOLVED] Updating a batch file without changing its desktop location

    I work at a library in IT with over 400 computers and I've been tasked with fixing a minor problem that threatens to take up hours of my time. On the desktop in our image and therefore all 400 currently deployed computers I put a shortcut, Restart.lnk, to a restart computer batch file in a...
  25. P

    Question No Wireless LAN adapter/ Can't find local IP address...

    Hello! So I am fairly new to networking in general and when I looked in my IP config I noticed that there was no "Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection" even shown. Although I can connect to WiFi through a USB, I wasn't available to find my local IP address. So I was wondering if it...
  26. S

    Question (cmd) Taking ownership of system folders

    Hello, I'm currently trying to write a batch script to automatically personalize some of my settings after Windows installations. I also want to make some changes to the Windows sounds. Therefore I'm trying to take ownership of the %windir%\media folder via the command line, which I'm running...