Command Line Utilities
Here are some command line utilities in Windows XP that you may find useful. Use the Command Prompt to access them.
bootcfg – Configures, queries, or changes Boot.ini file settings.
driverquery – Displays a list of all installed device drivers and their properties.
getmac – Returns the media access control (MAC) address and list of network protocols associated with each address for all network cards in each computer.
gpresult – Displays Group Policy settings and Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP) for a user or a computer.
netsh – You can use commands in the Netsh Interface IP context to configure the TCP/IP protocol.
schtasks – Schedules commands and programs to run periodically or at a specific time.
systeminfo – Displays detailed configuration information about a computer and its operating system.
netsh diag gui – diagnose network
net config server /hidden:yes – hide your pc from network neighborhood
control userpasswords2 – manage user accounts