gpupdate – Update Group Policy via Windows with Command Line Interface

gpupdate - Update Group Policy via Windows with Command Line Interface

Windows operating systems use Group Policy in order to manage operating system configuration, settings, permissions, etc. in a structured and easy way. By creating and applying Group Policies single or multiple computers can be managed easily. The gpupdate command is the client-side command used to get new Group Policy updates via the network. The gpupdate … Read more

How To Register DLL File In Windows?

How To Register DLL File In Windows?

Dynamic Link Library or DLL is a file type that provides libraries for different executables in a shred way. A single DLL file can be used by multiple executables or other DLLs. DLL files are created to prevent duplicate files with the same functions. Another file type to a similar DLL is the OCX file … Read more

How To Pause In PowerShell?

How To Pause In PowerShell?

There can be different cases where we need to pause in PowerShell. We can pause the Powershell in order to wait for user input, slow down the execution, wait for another process or event, etc. The PowerShell provides different mechanisms in order to pause the execution. PowerShell Pause Methods Following methods, commands can be used … Read more

How To Force Group Policy Update In Windows?

How To Force Group Policy Update In Windows?

Group policy is used to apply settings for a specific group of users, computers, or ou . Group policy updates can take some time even in some cases it may not apply as we expected. Group policy updates are managed via the GPUpdate.exe in every system. By using this command the group policy update can … Read more

What Is The Difference Between “chkdsk /f” and “chkdsk /r”?

What Is The Difference Between "chkdsk /f" and "chkdsk /r"?

Windows operating systems provide the chkdsk command in order to check disks and file systems for logical or physical errors. Without a parameter it will just display the current status of the disk and file system. The “chkdsk /f” is used to fix errors on the disk and file system. The “chkdsk /r” locates the … Read more

How To Disable/Turn Off Firewall In Windows?

How To Disable/Turn Off Firewall In Windows?

Windows Firewall is used to protect system against network attacks and control network traffic by allowing or blocking different port connections. Windows Firewall is enabled by default for all Windows versions from Windows XP to Windows 10. Disable/Turn Off Firewall via Windows Settings Windows Firewall can be disabled from the Windows Settings which is provided … Read more

How To Shutdown Windows via Command-line Interface (CMD)?

How To Shutdown Windows via Command-line Interface (CMD)?

Windows computers can be shut down via the command-line interface. This command-line interface can be the old friend MS-DOS (cmd.exe) or PowerShell. The shutdown command can be used to shut down local and remote computers. Shutdown Windows Windows provides the shutdown command in order to shutdown the computer via the command-line interface. The /s parameter … Read more

What Does “cmd /c” Means In Windows MS-DOS?

What Does "cmd /c" Means In Windows MS-DOS?

The cmd or cmd.exe is the MS-DOS command prompt. The cmd is executed when the MS-DOS or command prompt started in Windows. The “cmd /c” is a popular usage where the “/c” is provided to execute a specified string as a command in MS-DOS. After the provided command execution is completed the created shell will … Read more

net use /delete – Delete Windows Shares

net use /delete - Delete Windows Shares

The “net use” command is used to mount or map Windows networks shares. After mounting them we may need to delete or remove these shares too. The “net use /delete” or “net use /del” command is used to remove or delete mapped Windows network shares. In this tutorial, we will learn how to delete all … Read more

How To Run MS-DOS (cmd.exe) As An Administrator In Windows?

How To Run MS-DOS (cmd.exe) As An Administrator In Windows?

MS-DOS or Command Prompt or cmd.exe is used to execute commands on Windows operating systems. Sometimes some commands may require higher privileges which is generally Administrator privileges in order to run properly. For these situations, the MS-DOS or cmd.exe should be opened as an Administrator. Open MS-DOS As An Administrator via Start Menu The Start … Read more