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HOWTO enable/disable PING on Windows 10 firewall by command prompt

In windows 10, the firewall blocks PING command messages by default. I presume that this setting is to improve the security of our PCs, but sometimes we need it because we have to investigate about network problems, … Since I find that wandering into hundreds of firewall rules quite annoying, then I found the command lines to enable/disable the related firewall rules from an Administrative … Continue reading HOWTO enable/disable PING on Windows 10 firewall by command prompt »

HOWTO install a driver .INF by command line

Up to now, there are different ways to install a device driver: by a dedicated setup file by the manufacturer. by using Device Manager to update it of a previously installed device. by File Explorer right-click menu. … by script or command line This last option can be useful if you need to include in a script the driver installation, or in a troubleshooting phase … Continue reading HOWTO install a driver .INF by command line »

HOWTO compress a folder by command line

NTFS file-system has the ability to compress files and folders to save disk space with the only drawback is that they will be read and written slower than the normal ones. Windows File Explorer displays them in blue instead of black, and it allows to compress or expand by right-clicking them and selecting ‘Properties’ and then ‘Advanced’. Suppose that you have to compress a folder … Continue reading HOWTO compress a folder by command line »