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September 24, 2018  3:08 PM

Logoff Disconnected Win10 Users Via Command Line

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Command line, Windows 10

Saw an interesting question raised on TenForums.com this morning. The thread was entitled “Log off all but current user.” On a PC where multiple users share the same machine, but don’t...

September 4, 2018  11:37 AM

Finding Another Path to Reliability Monitor

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Command line, Performance Monitor, Windows 10

File this post under "Windows Weirdnesses," if you like. In the wake of a recent Cumulative Update, I've been unable to invoke the Reliability Monitor in my usual way on one of my Win10 production PCs. Until that release came along, I simply typed "Reli" into the search box, and "View reliability...


May 14, 2018  8:17 AM

Windows Command Line Reference Observations

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Command line, command prompt, Powershell, Windows 10

Last week, I posted a blog here entitled "MS Publishes Big Free Command Line Reference." It explores a revision to Microsoft's recently revised and re-released command...


May 7, 2018  12:43 PM

MS Publishes Big Free Command Line Reference

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Command line, Command Prompt window, Windows 10

Last Friday, my partner in crime at Win10.Guru, Kari Finn, sent me a link to a very interesting document. It comes from the Microsoft Download Center and shows up with very little descriptive information or fanfare....


January 22, 2018  1:15 PM

OneDrive File Attributes Uncovered

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Command line, Windows 10

An alert TenForums member reports seeing some "new" attributes show up in the help file for the attrib command. Next, numerous community members...


December 18, 2017  3:44 PM

Net User Command Controls User Access Hours

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Command line, Powershell, Windows 10

Today, the GUI stuff gets most of the glory in Windows 10. Even so, friend and occasional guest blogger Kari Finn reminded me this morning that "real nerds do it at the command line!" I've been a user of the myriad of net commands there since first getting to know Windows back in the 3.x days. But...


July 17, 2017  12:16 PM

Fsutil Cleans Up Excess Old Transactions

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Command line, Disk cleanup, Windows 10

In reading over TenForums this weekend, I came across a new potential source of disk space consumption in Windows. It turns out that NTFS can sometimes allocate lots of space for transactions. It uses a built-in facility called the Kernel Transaction Manager (KTM), along with the Common Log File...


January 6, 2017  2:09 PM

CMD.exe NOT Going Away in Win10

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Command line, Windows 10, Windows PowerShell

I reported here back on November 28, 2016, that MS swapped the command line prompt for PowerShell. This affects the Start and File Explorer context menus in Insider...


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