Tag Archives: MS-DOS

Windows 7 “Command Prompt Here”

Before Windows 7, I had to muck with the registry to get right-click context in Windows Explorer to open a DOS prompt in the folder I was viewing.  Windows 7 does it for free. Simple hold SHIFT and RIGHT CLICK within Windows Explorer to view the option to open a command prompt in that folder. Advertisements

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Running SQL Server Management Studio Aliased as a Different User

Running SQL Server Management Studio Aliased as a Different User

I connect to a client VPN often to work on their servers, their code, and their databases. My development machine is not a part of their domain, although I do have a domain account on their VPN. My problem; when I connect SQL Server Management Studio to a client database on their domain I cannot […]

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Searching Contents of Files Via MS-DOS

I log into a lot of client production servers and do not have the luxury of installing my favorite GUI tools, such as UltraEdit, which (among other things) easily allows me to search within files.  On these servers I am limited to what is already installed.  Just today I was forced to search an entire […]

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