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January 21, 2015: Windows CLI commands and scriptables


A list of Windows commands I use all the time to get away from the GUI

cmd.exe // command terminal mstsc.exe // remote desktop console lusrmgr.msc // local user manager telnet.exe important note, Telnet DOES NOT SCRIPT!* SCRIPTABLES...
:; Powershell Update!

Get-Content .\file.txt | % {echo ((new-object Net.Sockets.TcpClient).Connect($_,"INSERT_PORT")) "Connetion to $_ was successful"}

:: Remote access to another server's terminal console
        psexec \\remoteIP -u (domain/username) -p (password) -s cmd.exe

:: Find processor architecture...among other info
        systeminfo | findstr /I type:

:: Timeouts...for those processes that could raise alarms...
        TIMEOUT /T (seconds)

:: FOR Loop
        FOR /f "tokens=1,2*" %%N IN (file.txt) DO ()

:: Uninstall application via UID (no interaction)
        msiexec.exe /x {02A21E03-807D-4B7E-BA68-4FEEBFFEAAE4} /quiet

:: Install application via .msi (no interaction
        msiexec.exe /i application.msi /quiet

:: Echo the month
        ECHO %DATE:~-10,2%

:: Rename file
        REN old.name" "new.name"

:: Make a new folder
        mkdir dirname

:: IF statements:
        GEQ = Greater/Equal to; LSS l= less than;

:: Delete files older than n days...
        forfiles /p "/path" /s /m *.* /c "cmd /c Del @path" /d -n

:: Find System Architecture:
        echo "%PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%"

:: Partially automate a RDP sessions for a list of servers
        for /f %%A in (list.txt) do (mstsc /v:%%A)

:: Echo day:
        echo "%DATE:~-7,2%" (may vary depending on OS version)

:: Echo month
        echo "%DATE:~-10,2%" (may vary depending on OS version)

:: Enable default Administrator account
        net user administrator /active:yes

:: Renaming Duplicate files
        DIR /b C:\folder\ >> newlist.txt
        FOR /F %%A IN (newlist.txt) DO (
                IF EXIST ".\folder\%%A" (ECHO rename %%A)
                REN .\folder\%%A "%DATE:~-10,2%-%%A"
                MOVE .\another folder\%%A .\folder\
        )
        DEL newlist.txt
:: Activate Windows Offline...
slmgr -ipk 
slui 4 # go through phone registration...dial 1 for yes, 2 for no...

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