Chapter 21. Using Windows Home Server’s Command-Line Tools


All versions of Windows have at their core a basic premise: that it’s easier, faster, and more intuitive to work and play using a graphical user interface (GUI) than using an old-fashioned command-line interface of the kind we saw way back in the days when MS-DOS and it variants ruled the PC world. Few if any people today would dispute that premise; the last of the Windows versus MS-DOS battles was fought a long time ago.

However, that doesn’t mean that a GUI is the only way to operate a PC. All versions of Windows still come with a command prompt utility ...

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