Use the Recovery Drive Command Prompt to edit the registry or recover data
Access the Command Prompt from Windows 8's Recovery Drive and use it to recover data. Greg Shultz shows you how it works. In a recent series of blog posts, I showed you how to use the various tools on the Windows 8 Recovery Drive to revive an ailing ...
Why the GUI Will Never Kill the Sacred Command Line
Though the average computer user has no need for a command line, it’s still an essential tool for developers and system adminstrators who require access to guts of our machines — and it’s not going away anytime soon. “People drive cars with ...
Type the name of the Command Interpreter
Command.com allows you to boot to DOS or a drive and have a prompt ... a bootable hard drive, and we believe that the boot sector is intact, we now have basically only two other possibilities for getting the message “Type the name of the Command ...
Manage System Restore from the command line
You can use a program like System Restore Manager to delete individual points to free up room on the hard drive. If you can't or do not want to use a third party software, you can instead use the Windows command line and the vssadmin command to deal with ...
The Best Tools Hidden in Windows' Command Line
However, cipher does include one option at the command line that you might find useful: cipher /W:pathname The /W option removes data on unused portions of a volume, effectively erasing data that may be hanging around on your hard drive after deletion.