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What can the command line interface do for optimization of Windows 7?

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Well, in the very basic sense, some of the default Windows maintenance programs have a few added functions if you run them from the command line. For example, Defragmenter can be made to defragment boot files for optimization or a variety of other specialty commands.

For optimization of the installation process, you can use a command line to repartition a USB drive as NTFS and clone a Windows install disk by giving the partition boot permissions. This is simple in the command line but would require downloading and installing a third party program to set it up in a GUI.

Some solid state drive options, such as TRIM support, are only flaggable in the command line, and TRIM is a protocol very much necessary for the smooth operation of SSDs. Hard drive functioning and indexing can be controlled at the command line level in ways that are more complex than the simple options in the Windows GUI.

Aside from the task scheduler, a variety of small scripts can be devised in the command line to eliminate small time consuming tasks such as file renaming.

Learning to use the command line is a valuable skill for any computer enthusiast.

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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