Windows Vista – 10 New Executables and 20 Old Favorites

Windows Vista – 10 New Executables and 20 Old Favorites

10 New Executables in Vista


  1. BcdEdit (Edit Boot.ini)

  2. iCacls (Cacls i not L)

  3. Powercfg  (Hibernate)

  4. vssadmin (Shadow Copy)

  5. Ctrl +Shift +Enter
    (Run as administrator)

  6. DxConfig (Direct X)

  7. MLink (Symbolic Link)

  8. Net user administrator activate:yes

  9. MSconfig (Changed rather than new)

  10. Slmgr (Licence Manager)

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20 Old Favorites found in Vista, and also in XP

  1. DiskPart

  2. DriverQuery – Especially useful with Vista


  4. Ipconfig

  5. Netsh – Zillions of sub commands

  6. Nslookup

  7. Openfiles

  8. Ping

  9. Path (Worth Checking)

  10. Robocopy – Robust copy ex Reskit


  11. SC (sc query netlogon)

  12. SFC /scannow – Check for file corruption (also /verfiyonly) IE Cures

  13. Shell:sendto – Control the shortcut menu

  14. Shutdown (also /r restart)

  15. Taskkill

  16. Tasklist

  17. Tracert

  18. Tree

  19. Ver – Build 6.0.6000

  20. whoami – PsychoUser!

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Configuring Windows Vista Topics:


     Vista Tools and Extras


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