Windows users usually very little work with the command line, preferring to solve problems with the system using tools with a familiar interface.However, in some cases, it is the work in the command line allows you to quickly cope with the difficulties.
should know that the expression "to work in the console" and "to work on the command line" equal, we are talking about one and the same.Open a command line two ways.First, click the "Start", then click "All Programs" - "Accessories" and then click "Command Prompt."You will see a small black screen with a blinking cursor, this is the console.
second way to open a command line follows: press Win + R, type in the pop-up window cmd, and press Enter.Open a Command Prompt window.Now you can use this opportunity to diagnose the computer and perform other tasks.
What will the console?Imagine that you have found incomprehensible network activity on your computer.Type in and run the console command netstat -aon, and you will
get detailed information on all network connections.In the column "Local Address" you can see all open ports on your computer, the column "External address" will provide information about all the ip-address from which the connection is.
Type in the console command tasklist - you will see information about all processes running on the computer.Systeminfo command will give enough information about your computer.Thanks to ping the share name you can ping any site and learn its ip-address.To view all CLI commands, type HELP and press Enter.
Ability to work in a console is one of the hallmarks of professionalism, by chance console is so popular among hackers.Many utilities are they just in the console version - for ignorant people could not work with them.So, the popular Nmap network scanner has been created in the console version.His version with gui-interface appeared much later, while experienced users still prefer console.
If you plan to get acquainted with the operating system Linux, you should definitely learn how to work in the console.For a Linux command line is a familiar attribute, many settings are made through it.Working in the console at first glance may seem like a daunting and uncomfortable - a little getting used to it, you will realize that it is in the command line can be quickly and easily solve many challenges faced by you.