CS200 Lab 2 Exploring the Windows XP (or Windows 2000) Command-Line User Interface (CLI) Environment Christopher Heathcote operates a small computer consulting business called InTime Troubleshooting in his home town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Great Britain. Since many of his clients depend upon him to troubleshoot problems with their computer systems, Christopher finds that it’s important for him to stay on top of changes in technology. To troubleshoot problems, such as hard disk crashes, problems booting a computer, virus infections, damaged system files, and incorrectly installed device drivers; he works in a command-line environment. Recently, he just upgraded his computer system from Windows 98 to Windows 2000 (or Windows XP) and wants to examine the Windows 2000 (or Windows XP) command-line operating environment. As you explore different ways to open a DOS session, record your answers to the questions in each step so that you can submit them to your instructor. 1. Open the Start menu, click Run, and in the Run dialog box, type CMD in the Open box, and press Enter. Write down what you have seen exactly. Microsoft Windows[Version 6.1.7601] Copayright <c> 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:\Users\csguest.COMAPSCI> This command don’t do anything. “help” is followed by actual command or the or “/?” . “COMMAND”is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch files.
2. Examine the title bar, and note that Windows 2000 (or Windows XP) opened a program stored in the file Cmd.exe. Write down what you have seen exactly. C:\Windows\sysytem32\cmd.exe 3. Use the Version command (VER) to display the Windows version, Write down what you have seen exactly. it show <ver> mean the microsoft window [Version 6.1.7601] 4. And then press the F3 key, Write down what you have seen exactly. This command don’t do anything. “help” is followed by actual command or the or “/?” . “COMMAND”is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch files.
when press “F3” button is repeat again before what i had been types down. 5. Close the cmd.exe window and tell how you closed the Window.
- Fall '17
- Dr. Zou
- Windows XP, MS-DOS, Command-line User Interface