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Map a drive from the command prompt

To map a network drive from the command prompt we have to use the net use command. If you already know the UNC path to your share, then you’re good to go–the following command will map the movies share to the S drive. net use s: \\tower\movies Your share will probably be protected with some sort of authentication, and the user switch allows us to specify a username and password. The following example assumes: The username you authenticate with on the remote machine is HTG The password for the HTG…

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How to Shut Down and Reboot Remote PCs via the Command Prompt

Microsoft’s Remote Desktop service is a great way to manage remote Windows PCs, regardless of whether they’re in the next room or on the other side of the world. With a good network connection between systems, Remote Desktop gives a user virtually all of the power and capabilities in a remote session that they would enjoy if sitting in front of the remote computer directly, with one notable exception: shutdowns and reboots. If you open a Remote Desktop session to another Windows PC, even via an account with full admin…

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