Tag Archives: DOS

Windows Find Strings in Files Prioritising Tutorial

When we presented Windows Task Manager and Control Panel Primer Tutorial earlier on we didn’t show Task Manager’s talent to allow for some Windows task priority setting. This task priority setting is not always a good idea, but if you … Continue reading

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Windows Command Prompt Clip Primer Tutorial

Do you use Windows, and are still fans of the Command Prompt (access to DOS) desktop application? There’s a command there that I’ve never used, until reading the August, 2017 edition of “PC & Tech Authority” magazine, with its really … Continue reading

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WordPress Theme Lookup Primer Tutorial

Maybe you have been following our recent exploits with MAMP on Windows, are curious, but have no experience with PHP? Today’s tutorial might be right down your alley. All the “parts” to today’s “What WordPress Theme is That” web application … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer ActiveX Batch Quiz Primer Tutorial

Hope you don’t find “intellectual exercises” a waste of time? If so, you may need to tune out now, from our HotKey Quiz web application (building on yesterday’s Windows Command Line Batch Quiz Primer Tutorial) discussion below. There are occasions … Continue reading

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Windows Command Line Batch Quiz Primer Tutorial

Readers who found Assembler Primer Tutorial interesting may well be interested in today’s tutorial where we construct a simple quiz made up of questions suiting a hotkey answer on the Windows command line, written in DOS (or Windows Command Line) … Continue reading

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Windows Command Line C Filespec Tutorial

You may recall from our previous Windows Command Line Batch Filespec Tutorial as shown below a solution we developed using a Batch file, but we did say at the time … To get small desktop jobs with ascii files done … Continue reading

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Windows Command Line Batch Filespec Tutorial

To get small desktop jobs with ascii files done on Windows, you may laugh at the suggestion to do it in DOS (or Command Line), but the fact is that you can do an amazing amount of the things you … Continue reading

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Windows/DOS xcopy Backup Primer Tutorial

Do you like to try to keep things simple and fundamental? Sorry … call me troglodyte … but that is often moi … figure what you got operating system wise should be enough to do most things … otherwise, why … Continue reading

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