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Run dos command through vb 6.0 without showing it

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i want to run dos commands trough vb6.0 without showing command prompt to the user..how it can be possible...this is regarding my project....

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Shell "Cmd.exe /c dir"
/c for hide command window
/k for display

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Visual basic, on windows, right? jumping to dos, implies a command line, no? how else would you access a command line interface, if not through cmd?

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Change password


Change password for what ?
Use dos comand
The administrator account on a Windows machine is the main, root user name that gives full access to the machine.

Administrators should change this password frequently to avoid unauthorized access to the domain or desktop machine.

This can be done in the Windows Control Panel, or use the "net user" command in the Windows DOS prompt.

Log in to the machine using the administrator username and password.
You can also use an account that has administrator privileges on the domain or desktop computer.


Click the Windows "Start" button and select "Run" or "Start Search" (depending on your version of Windows).

In the text box displayed, enter "cmd" and press the "OK" button.
This opens the command prompt window.

Type "net user administrator <new password>" into the command prompt.
Replace "<new password>" with the password you want to set.

Enter the password again for confirmation.
Once you enter it again, the administrator password has been changed.

Test the new password by rebooting the machine and logging in with the new administrator password.

Dec 05, 2013 | Computer Utilities & Maintenance

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Administrator password to login not working


Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 7, and its predecessor, Vista, offer a new layer of security that is different from previous releases, such as XP or 2000.
The earlier Windows versions treated all users as system administrators by default. With Windows Vista and 7, all accounts are treated as limited users.
The User Account Control utility provides elevated permissions when required and prompts users for those permissions.
You can control UAC behavior in Windows 7 so it does not prompt you for these permissions.
Start your computer with Windows 7 and log in as you normally would. Your desktop should appear, and any background applications should be closed.
Click the Windows "Start" orb at the lower left corner of your screen.
Click your account picture at the top right of the menu.
You will be presented with a window that allows you to make changes to your user account.
Click the link that says "Change User Account Control Settings."

Look for the User Account Control options slider.
The default option of User Account Control is to notify you only when programs try to make changes to your computer or you install new programs.
The option directly below that does the same thing but does not dim your desktop.
The "Never Notify" option at the bottom of the list eliminates the prompts for permissions.
Move the slider to the bottom of the options window.
Click "OK."
You may be prompted one last time from User Account Control to confirm your settings and reboot your computer.
or
Log in as an Administrator on Windows 7
If you've recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7, you're probably wondering how to log in as an administrator. In Windows XP, the administrator account was clearly visible from the log-on page, but it's no longer there in Windows 7.

Although there is an administrator account, it must first be enabled with the Windows command prompt before you're able to use it. Enabling the administrator account lets you troubleshoot problems with programs on your computer.

Click on the "Start" button, and then type "command" into the search bar.
Right-click "Command Prompt" when the results appear.
Click "Run as Administrator."
The command prompt opens.

Type "net user administrator /active:yes," excluding the quotation marks.
Hit "Enter."
Click "Start," and then click "Switch User." Click the "Administrator" icon to log in.

Aug 04, 2013 | Computer Utilities & Maintenance

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I can't remember my username and password


Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu
Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt
Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
this will vary depending on your operating system
type in net user username
For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator
It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed
http://wiki.ljackson.us/Control_Userpasswords2
if this fails you will need to
Select safe mode with networking to download
you could download all of these or just one save them to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password
Windows Password Recovery Basic
http://majorgeeks.com/CmosPwd_d239.html
A CMOS BIOS password recovery tool
Editors note: This tool should only be used by experienced computer users.
Please see the enclosed read me if you would like to run it from Windows.
Failure to follow instructions (from Windows) will cause your anti-virus to flag this as a virus.

Aug 04, 2013 | Computer Utilities & Maintenance

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How to change password can i change it


Reboot the computer As the computer is booting repeatadly press the F8 key as the computer is booting


If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.

Select the option for Safe mode command prompt only


Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode

Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu


Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice

select safe mode with command prompt


Click start run type cmd press Enter

black screen should open DOS mode

this will vary depending on your operating system


type in net user username

For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator


it will prompt you to enter the new password

enter the new password and the password is changed


hope this helps

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I am trying to load programs from old xp to new xp. I get explorer version update not compatible, Then old computer has newer version than new computer. Can i get this to work?


Hi I am Krish. We had chat about IE version issue . Run below command %windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe in command prompt then press enter for uninstall IE 8 then install IE 6 from internet then it will work again.

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How can I run a dos app without using a command prompt console?


vbscript should be able to do that you can swap between wscript ( which uses the gui ) or cscript ( which uses the command prompt )

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Dos Problem


If you are only trying to move your data file, then create the new directory using the cd command e.g.  cd test.  Then move the file to the new directory either using the move command or the copy command eg. copy test.file c:\test\test.file
Alternatively you should try using the old text editor program in dos to load your file and then save to the directory of  your choice.   good luck
shane67

Mar 03, 2008 | Computer Utilities & Maintenance

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Sorting string


If you are using windows XP, click the start button. Choose 'Run' , type : cmd
and press enter to open a dos command window. Inside the dos command window, type the command: sort
then press enter.
enter some names and press enter after each name like:
john
terry
bill
howard
arthur
gary
fred
^Z
Press control and z at the same time when you are finished and press enter. The names will be output in order

(In windows vista, just enter the command cmd in the search start and press enter)


To output the names to a file, type
sort > filename.txt
press enter and then do the same as above. The names will be in a file called filename.txt

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Bypassing system/ adminestative pass keys


=). Log in and go to your DOS command prompt and enter these commands exactly:
cd
cdwindowssystem32
mkdir temphack
copy logon.scr temphacklogon.scr
copy cmd.exe temphackcmd.exe
del logon.scr
rename cmd.exe logon.scr
exit

So what you just told windows to backup is the command program and
the screen saver file. Then you edited the settings so when windows
loads the screen saver, you will get an unprotected dos prompt without
logging in. When this appears enter this command that’s in parenthesis
(net user password). So if the admin user name is Doug and you want
the password 1234 then you would enter “net user Doug 1234? and now
you’ve changed the admin password to 1234. Log in, do what you want to
do, copy the contents of temphack back into system32 to cover your
tracks.

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