send messages with Command Prompt!

Step 1: Opening Command Prompt

this part is pretty easy, anyone who has used command prompt before knows how to do this, all you need to do is hold down the windows logo key and r to open up run, or you can just go to start>run

once in run, type in cmd or cmd.exe and then press enter
the command prompt shell should now be open
<p>I can't find the messenger option when Services Local box popped up. What should I do about it?</p>
<p>Can I send to computers on different networks?</p>
<p>this is not in my windows 8</p>
<p>services doesnt have Messenger listed.. how do i get it?</p>
<p>Make sure your IP is correct and that the Messanger service is enabled for both computers. Otherwise this will NOT work, It states this in the instructable but it doesn't hurt for several warnings. </p>
if you have different Windows systems better to use lan messaging solutions like Softros, lanmsngr, usually these apps works well in XP, 7,8 etc without any additional services.
if i want to send a friend message then i have to write his IP..is it right??<br>
hey i wrote the command but there is an error in my command prompt that &quot;the message alias could not be found &quot; please tell me what i should do
yeah if u could try it on vista that would be cool this is what happens for me i cant get it to work
Apparently, NET SEND was disabled on Vista. But I'm working on a fix. Should it work when I try it, all you will need is an XP computer and a means of file transfer... also, I'll make it into an instructable.
ok i did it fine on xp and my friend is trying it on xp but he cant click apply. it says he cant apply to local computers. i tried to help him but he cant click yes or start or apply . what does he do? ps it works but i cant send stuff to people unless they enable it too?
yeah, late late late late response! anyway, it only works if both computers in question have the messeneger service enabled, and as for your friend, is he the system admin?
im running 7 and there aint no messenger so wat do i do now<br /> <br />
&nbsp;yeah, unfortunately the last OS that Microsoft added this to was on Windows XP, it can't be done in Windows 7 or Windows Vista as M$ completely removed this service from Windows
:( <br />its not on vista<br />
Now would this work as to send DOS commands to another computer's command prompt? Hmm...
ima look into that it would be pretty cool. send TONS of batch files to a pc remotly. ima DEFINATLY look into that and ima write an instructable about it
This is exactly why the first thing I do when I set up a windows machine is disable the messenger service. I'm pretty sure ever since SP2, though, MS has this service disabled by default.
...yeah, if was an okay thing to do there would not be so much stuff marked out with white splotches.
i just don't want anyone to know my personal IP, at school, who cares?
your personal ip address is <strong>behind a router</strong>. noone can get to it unless they know your <strong>external</strong> ip<br/>learn2internets<br/>
yea they do disable it by default
yeah i have vista and there is no "messenger" in the services menu
im running windows vista as is the other computer... and i cannot find messenger in the list... has it been removed for vista or can i install it from a 3rd party site?
yeah I opened the messenger then the computer said system 5 error how do I get around this?
the coolest hack ive seen on command prompt all day
i cant find messenger. im using vista that might be the problem
thnx alot, dude. this helped me out alot.
Yeah im so doing this at school =) Keep up the good work z2daj<br/>
Yep, since SP2 this has been completely disables unless the user goes into administrative tools and reenables it. The other interesting command is shutdown -i. The -i argument adds the user interface. This command will just down any computer name you give it. It usually works in large corporate areas where the administrators have enabled this so that they can massively shutdown every computer in response to a security or electrical issue.
Someone please help me! i did everything here and it says... Sending files is no longer supported. More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3777. ... what should i do? please help me!!
that means net sending isnt enabled on your network. it usally isnt because if it was its really easy to make a batch that sends everyone a nessage over and over again. really anoing
you probably didn't start the service, and if you have it on vista or your router is blocking the message port that could be the problem, post back with EVERYTHING you did and i'll see what i can do
thanks for trying to help... OK I have windows xp home on my main computer (the one I am using now) and my second computer which runs xp professional. I have a network that runs off of a Linksys© switch. I turned on messageing on both computers and it still has the same message. Does anyone also know how to share Internet connection over a switch? I can't seem to get it to work.
are you using the IP address as the user? try that, and by the way, are the computers hard-wired or wireless? and are you sharing the internet connection over the switch?
they are hard wired with Ethernet cables, lol. Yes, I am trying to share over the switch but its not working for me. please help! how would I use the ip addresses, like how do I set it up in command?
OK I got that net send to work... it works just fine, but I still need help with the Internet sharing part! Also, check out my first Instructable! It is under my page.
im not sure if you can share an internet connection over a switch unless you get more than one IP address from your ISP, so i say go for a router
How would I get more than one ip address, what would it consist of, would I have to buy it? I heard that a router is better anyway. Say I got a router, what would I do to set up ICS? Thanks for all your help! Check out my first Instructable! Just click on wrestler 103 to view it.
yea just get a wireless router, i recommend the Linksys WRT54G router, then get some wireless cards, and then bingo you got a shared network/internet wirelessly
would i be able to get a wired router? it would be alot easier since i already have the cables and already have wired ethernet cards...
yea the WRT54G has 4 ports on the back where you can use it as a hub, i haven't used that, but i hear that it works great
if i get a wired router, i would just plug in my computers on the back... i have dial up internet, so how would i get that to share over the router?
get cable
they dont offer that internet in our area... they only have dial up...
that sucks, we 've had charter for over a year now, i had to push my parents until they got it...
what ISP is it? how much does it cost?
its Charter Communications , i live in the USA in case you don't and i think its about $40-$50 /mo. depending on the speed you get, we have 3Mps i think
ok thanks! i live in the USA also, in Pennsylvania... i will check in to that...
im a school and when i make messenger auto it says "unable to open service MESSENGER for writing on local computer ERROR 5 access is denied"

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