Windows 10: Run vs. Command Prompt vs Elevated command prompt?

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  1. Wiley Coyote's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1809 (OS Build 17763.55)
       22 Jun 2018 #11

    Thanks @Try3 (Denis). I should have added that I'm pretty proficient with the /?. Goes back to DOS days.
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  2.    23 Jun 2018 #12

    When you drop to the command line, are you actually in DOS? The commands sure look familiar from the 80's.

    Mark
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  3. Posts : 924
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       23 Jun 2018 #13

    Mark,

    No. Its development has continued from that stage but it is no longer an OS, merely a set of commands. There is no particular collective name for them so you'll see awkward or non-descript terms such as
    - Command prompt commands
    - Windows commands

    Denis
    Last edited by Try3; 23 Jun 2018 at 10:50.
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  4.    23 Jun 2018 #14

    Like Dick ( @f14tomcat) I tend to jump into cmd from an administrative PowerShell session these days. One exit goes back into PS, one more to get out completely. Easy access to the best of both worlds.
    --Ed--
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  5. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       23 Jun 2018 #15

    EdTittel said: View Post
    Recently, for example, it took me the better part of three days just to figure out which of the commands in the recently reissued Microsoft command line reference (PDF format)
    --Ed--
    Ed, my thanks as well. I've added this to my SysTools toolbar where it's easy to get to when needed. Easy to get to for me.

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