Introduction: The Top 11 CMD Commands You Would Not Find Anywhere

If you need the top commands to get the info you need as a seasoned Tech Engineer then these 11 would help you.

Step 1: Check Battery Time in CMD

C:\>wmic path win32_battery get estimatedchargeremaining

Step 2: Check System Installation Date in CMD

C:\>systeminfo | find "Original"

Step 3: Check Number of NICs in Computer by CMD

C:\>systeminfo | find "Network"

Step 4: Check System Boot Time in CMD

C:\>systeminfo | find "System Boot Time"

Step 5: Show Available Drives on Computer in CMD

C:\>fsutil fsinfo drives

Step 6: See Users, Domain and SID in CMD

C:\>wmic useraccount list brief

Step 7: Show Process List Every 1 Second

wmic process list brief /every:1

Step 8: Show HotFixes in CMD

wmic qfe

Step 9: See Programs Running on Startup in CMD

wmic startup list full

Step 10: Show Connected Network Interfaces on IPV4

netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces


cyberneticmbmb (author)2017-02-06

thanks. but how can i have administrative privilege on cmd

VernJones (author)2015-07-22

There are 10 types of hackers, those who understand binary, and those who don't... Thanks for the refresher, it's been awhile and I was starting to think cmd was becoming a lost art ;-)

samueloppong (author)VernJones2015-07-26

You're most welcome.

vipin786 (author)2015-07-22


samueloppong (author)vipin7862015-07-26

You're most welcome.

kpataska (author)2015-07-21

Great instructible!

Short, sweet and right to the point!

samueloppong (author)kpataska2015-07-26

Thanks, I am working on a book to give to you all for free.. It would be a book to help the Network Engineer, Server Engineer and General IT Support

dcabrames (author)2015-07-22

Where is #11?

samueloppong (author)dcabrames2015-07-26

The #11 is you.. the one who makes it all happen..

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