Note, If trying to connect to a Windows 7 computer, then make sure you have
a password for your account on the other computers. The
will allow you to automatically log a user (with a password) onto the Windows 7
To view the network configuration (including DNS):
…your PC’s MAC address…
NET USEcommand instantly displays a summary of anyone on the network using your computer’s resources as well as those resources you’re using on other network computers.
NET SHARE…lists which folders or drives on your PC are available for sharing on the network:
NET VIEWcommand’s output lists each computer on the network.
hosts file on Windows is here:
Note: On Vista, Start Notepad using the “Run as administrator” option.
To map a drive (where
x: is the drive letter you want to assign to the
net use x: \\computer name\share name,
To disconnect a mapped drive:
net use x: /delete
To check the status of port 8080:
netstat -an | find "8080"
Fport Identify unknown open ports and their associated applications:
Fport.exe /p | more
Note: I couldn’t get this to work on Vista… kept saying
You must have administrator privileges to run fport - exiting...