Windows Command Line (cmd) & Batch Script Management
3.6 (368 ratings)
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Windows Command Line (cmd) & Batch Script Management

Learn common commands used on a Windows command line (cmd) prompt & create / program batch scripts to automate tasks
3.6 (368 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
30,156 students enrolled
Created by John Courtenay
Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to create, rename, move and delete files and directories.
  • The different types of file systems and how to navigate between directories
  • Setting the date and time on your PC using the date, time and tzutil commands
  • Managing and formatting disk drives using the Diskpart command
  • Shutting down, restarting and logging off your machine
  • Viewing and applying group policy information using the Gpupdate and Gpresult commands
  • Creating batch files and some of the most common commands used within them
  • How to access Windows Management Instrumentation database (WMI) information using the WMIC command
Requirements
  • Access to a computer running Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 (earlier versions will work for most of the commands)
Description

One of the many tools that administrators use on a daily basis is the Windows Command Line / Prompt. Over this course, you'll learn the following skills, which are often used in the real world:


* How to create, rename, move and delete files and directories.

* The different types of file systems and how to navigate between directories

* Setting the date and time on your PC using the date, time and tzutil commands

* Managing and formatting disk drives using the Diskpart command

* Shutting down, restarting and logging off your machine

* Viewing and applying group policy information using the Gpupdate and Gpresult commands

* Creating batch files and some of the most common commands used within them.

* How to access Windows Management Instrumentation database (WMI) information using the WMIC command


Whilst there are some differences between versions of Windows, a lot of these commands haven't changed since Windows 2000, meaning that any prior knowledge of this subject, while not essential by any means, would be advantageous.

Who this course is for:
  • IT Professionals wanting to learn more about the Windows command prompt