Some cmd.exe commands¶
Here is a set of commands which are not very easy to remember but can be useful.
Create a file with input from the console:
copy con new_file.txt # Read it type new_file.txt # Remove it del new_file.txt
Resize the window (from http://superuser.com/questions/653390/how-can-i-open-a-console-application-with-a-given-window-size):
mode con:cols=140 lines=70
# Write white on blue background color 1f # Write dark or light green on black color 2 color a
Run PowerShell using
forfiles (cf. https://twitter.com/AmnaKMahmood/status/1121504040083496961):
# /p to specify the path where to start searching, # /s to recurse into subdirectories, # /m to specify the search mask, # /c to run a command, with @file being the name of the file and @path the full path forfiles /s /p C:\WINDOWS\System32 /m p*ll.*e /c "cmd /c @file -ec aQBlAHgAIAAoAGcAcAAgACcA..."