Cmd
Windows cmd might be old but is still a very useful tool!
Command
Output
type flag.txt
Read the output of flag.txt like the cat command
type *.txt
Output of all *.txt files in current dir
more flag.txt
Read one page at a time of the file
type flag.txt | find /i "flag{"
Search for a string in a file
type flag.txt | findstr "flag.*quot;
Searches for a regex string in a file
dir /b /s C:\msbuild.exe
search for a file named msbuild.exe in the C:\ drive recursively
net user
List local users
net localgroup
local groups
net localgroup administrators
Members of local admin group
net user haha lmao /add
Adds a user named haha with the pw lmao
net localgroup administrators haha /add
Adds the haha user to the local administrators group
netsh advfirewall show allprofiles
See the config of the built-in firewall
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off
Turn off the built in firewall
reg query [key name]
Read a key
reg add [key name] /v [value] /t [type] /d [data]
adding a reg key
net use \\10.0.0.1 lmao /u:haha
Connect to host 10.0.0.1 on SMB for user haha with pwd lmao
sc query
List all running services
sc query state=all
List ALL services
sc qc VSS
List information about one specific service
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