command prompt

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Noun1.command prompt - (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
electronic communication - communication by computer
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You can do this by opening Command Prompt (cmd.exe) with administrative authority.
Command prompt: Your command prompt defaults, such as its size, position, and transparency.
If there is a file that appears related to WannaCry, get the Process Identification Number (PID) and plug it into the command prompt after "wanakiwi.exe" to direct the tool to the ransomware.
Microsoft recently released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14971, which integrates Paint 3D, turns your browser into an e-reader, shuffles Command Prompt into the shadows, and more.
Third, utilize application whitelisting to limit vendors to exactly what they need to see to do their job and nothing else--not even a start bar, command prompt or browser.
Victims are asked to visit bogus websites or enter a command prompt on their computer which gives the thieves control of the machine remotely.
This prevents all file access from the command prompt, and even from hackers or law enforcement, keeping users' privacy as secure as possible.
According to Cnet, Microsoft had removed the graphical interface to the Windows Experience Index from Windows 8.1 bur users can search for its through command prompt by typing 'winsat preop' that will run the benchmark and store results on the PC as XML files.
Because of GMI-Agent's powerful yet simple framework, any network admin with minimal knowledge of the UNIX or Windows' command prompt can easily administer it.
Many could be accessed using default passwords; 13,000 offered access through a command prompt without a password at all.
Just open up a command prompt in Windows and type in "tracert" Then watch as your computer traces a route through servers around the world to land at The Pirate Bay's virtual dock in North Korea at the IP address
Here's what some of the case-sensitive switches and trace flags mean: -c shortens startup time when starting SQL Server from the command prompt, by telling SQL Server to skip the step used to start SQL Server as a Microsoft Windows service; -x disables most of the important, built-in monitoring features such as PerfMon counters, CPU and cache-hit ration statistics, and a wide variety of internal system metadata, forcing you to lose a boatload of troubleshooting and performance-tuning information; and -E increases the number of extents that are allocated for each file in a filegroup, which is good for data warehouses with relatively few users running data scans but probably bad for OLTP applications.

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