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4.0 out of 5 stars A good little reminder
If, like me, you've been fiddling about with Windows since 3.1, you'll probably have forgotten how powerful the command line can be.
This little gem reminds you of how to do things simply and easily - from finding files to changing IP configuration.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Full of typos and too basic even for beginners
I got this for a friend who is a reformed luddite but it was too basic and lacking in explanation for them to of been for much user (so I'm glad I got the Kindle version to lend to them).

If you've never touched a computer and you really want to know the absolute basics of the MS CLI then it would be okay.

My suggestion would be to just read the...
Published 9 months ago by Mojo


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4.0 out of 5 stars A good little reminder, 27 Aug 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
If, like me, you've been fiddling about with Windows since 3.1, you'll probably have forgotten how powerful the command line can be.
This little gem reminds you of how to do things simply and easily - from finding files to changing IP configuration.
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5.0 out of 5 stars good read, 13 Sep 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
i learned a lot from this book even though i have used windows for .........years now. well worth a read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but ill leave it to the tech guys, 17 Aug 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
interesting at a novelty book to read but id be too scared to try out most things since you can really damage the computer but all in all it was very interesting and makes want to delve deeper into programming and computer science.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Worth every penny!, 13 Aug 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
Jonathan starts off the eBook by saying that most people these days are used to using a GUI and not a shell(terminal, command prompt) or whatever you wish to call it. It's true. Me included. I much prefer a GUI but as a Computer tech/geek - it's kinda important to know how to control your PC with commands. I'm approx 30-40 pages into the book and I've learned quite a few commands that I didn't know existed. This is a no-nonsense reference guide and I would have happily paid a few quid for it! Well worth the price.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Value for money, 28 Jun 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
Do not be put off by the low cost of this book, it is worth every penny. If you have a little bit of technical savvy you will find it useful
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4.0 out of 5 stars handy, 26 Mar 2013
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
taught me a lot and made my computer use a bit easier being able to get it to do what I want and not what windows want. Bit heavy going and tricky to follow in a few places but overall a very handy guide
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4.0 out of 5 stars life's for living, 13 Oct 2012
This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
This was a good introduction to an otherwise scary world for non-techies such as I, a tad too many typos, so I guess that's how bugs work a little, the conversational style was very helpful, geeks rule I guess!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great for understanding the basics, 9 Feb 2012
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This review is from: The Windows Command Line Beginner's Guide - Second Edition (Kindle Edition)
I'm used to doing basic networking commands via CMD, however I never really got into using the full potential of CMD. This book is great at teaching the basics, as well as making you feel comfortable navigating around CMD.

This book doesn't teach you every single thing, but does cover many important topics. For 75p it is really great value for money!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Value and informative for beginners and those with more experience as well, 19 Mar 2014
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I already had quite a bit of experience with the dos shell but still learnt a few good tips. Should think this worthwhile both for beginners and people with experience as well - especially for the price
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3.0 out of 5 stars Full of typos and too basic even for beginners, 19 Feb 2014
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I got this for a friend who is a reformed luddite but it was too basic and lacking in explanation for them to of been for much user (so I'm glad I got the Kindle version to lend to them).

If you've never touched a computer and you really want to know the absolute basics of the MS CLI then it would be okay.

My suggestion would be to just read the Wikipedia entry for the MS CLI.
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