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Remote command prompt via PsExec

PsExec is a free command-line tool that lets you execute processes on remote systems. The PsExec is of the SysInternals tools which provides a way to open a remote command window without needing to install anything on the remote computer.

You can freely download the tool on the following site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx

Place the PsExec.exe in C:\WINDOWS\system32 folder to avoid browsing always to folder were you downloaded the PStools.

With psExec installed you can open a remote command prompt by calling it as follows:

Now you can execute commands like you are working locally on the computer. Very handy tool!

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  1. April 23, 2013 at 9:44 pm

    If you love PsExec you should try PDQ Deploy.

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