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Ten hidden Windows command prompt tricks


Use little-known Windows commands

Source:  Nirmal Sharma; Photograph: Scott Griessel/Fotolia

Desktop administrators use the Windows command prompt regularly, but they may not realize that it includes features that can save them a lot of time. Here are several hidden command prompt tricks that can reduce the time it takes to perform common tasks. Note that some of these commands may not work with Windows XP, but all should apply to Windows 7 through Windows 8.1.

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