Quickly Configure DNS Server IPs From Windows Command Prompt

Setting DNS server IP addresses through Windows command prompt
The common way to set IP addresses for primary and secondary DNS  servers in Windows is through Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings followed by selecting “Properties” of the specific adapter and then configuring IP settings. All of the above can be done through just two lines from Windows command prompt. Suppose DNS server IPs to be set are 208.67.220.220 and...

Quickly View File Contents Using Windows Command Prompt

Opening log files through Windows command prompt
It is possible to view contents of any file directly using the Windows command prompt. To do this : 1. Open Windows command prompt (Windows orb > in search box, type “command prompt” or All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt). 2. Simply type the following : type filename.ext This will display the contents of file specified. (Ensure that the correct file path is specified,...

How To Always Open Windows Command Prompt With Administrator Privileges

Opening Windows Command Prompt
It can be annoying to always select the “Run as administrator” option when using the Windows command prompt to perform administrative tasks. Here is how to always launch the Windows command prompt with administrator privileges : 1. Select All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt and right click. Then select “Properties”. 2. Click on Shortcut tab and select Advanced. 3....