1. Know Your Motherboard Information
In a pre-built PC, the motherboard keeps everything together inside. If you want to update the BIOS, or even just out its name, then you can do so through the command prompt. By using this --
wmic baseboard get product,version,serialnumber,product
2. Running multiple commands
If you want to run two commands simultaneously, you can do this.
You just need to put “&&” between each command and save some time.
ipconfig && mspaint
3. Creating a Wi-Fi Hotspot
We can use the Command Prompt to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your Windows PC, and share internet connection with multiple devices without using any third-party apps. Just launch Command Prompt, and type-
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotspotName key=Password
4. Manage Your IP Address
You can change your IP address.
If you need to change yours, type-
First command will release your current IP address, while the second command will get a new IP address for your machine.
5. Fix issues with DNS resolver cache
To get access websites faster, your computer usually maintains a local DNS resolver cache. But sometimes, the cache might get corrupt and you cannot able to get access to your favourite sites.
In that case, you can try this Windows command –
6. List all Installed Programs
This is helpful if you need to uninstall a program using the Command Prompt. To list out all the installed programs, simply launch Command Prompt, and type-
wmic product get name
7. Scan and Repair Files
To scan and repair files on your computer, type