Using WindowsSystem32cmd.exe in Windows®
How to use use WindowsSystem32cmd.exe in Windows?
Windows is a very advanced high performance operating system from Microsoft and helps users to enhance both computing experience and productivity. Windows operating system is having the capability to understand the commands in the basic computer languages supported by the computer. Windows does this using the cmd.exe, which is a tool or interpreter that is designed to understand and perform language base commands from the users. The cmd.exe is located in the system 32 folder of the Windows operating system where all the very essential files are stored for frequent access. The CMD is also called as Windows command line tool and should be properly used as the commands given in the utility can change critical system settings which might sometimes cause damage to the system. Some of the functions supported by the CMD might require elevated privileges and cannot be completed or executed when used through a limited user account.
Discussed below are some points that can help users to use the system 32 cmd.exe in Windows:
- Windows Start menu
- CMD launch options
- Using CMD
Windows Start menu
Those users attempting to make use of the system 32 cmd.exe in Windows operating system can do so by accessing the CMD from the Windows Start menu. The Windows Start menu supports launching of several features, applications, utilities etc and this can be made use of to launch the system 32 cmd.exe. The system 32 cmd.exe can be found by the users in the Accessories folder section of the Windows Start menu. Users can also launch the same by inputting CMD as a command in the Windows Run menu.
CMD launch options
The system 32 cmd.exe utility is having many options that can be made use by users to perform complex tasks or operations on the Windows computer. The system 32 cmd.exe has Launch options that enable the users to use the utility in distinct privileges. Opening or launching the cmd.exe in normal mode is having rights restrictions and running it with admin privileges will enable the users to make changes in system settings under minimal restrictions.
After launching the cmd.exe with sufficient privileges, the users can perform various operations by inputting texts or commands in the Windows or DOS mode. Only DOS or basic Windows commands are supported or accepted by the system 32 cmd.exe and anything out of it will be reported as invalid commands. The system 32 cmd.exe can be used to perform basic functions like move, copy, and paste create directories etc. in Windows and can also be used to perform complex operations like operating system File Integrity Scan using the command line tool.
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