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Windows 7: DOS screen not wide enough

08 Jul 2012   #1

Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
DOS screen not wide enough

I've noticed that sometimes the screen does not appear wide enough. Today I needed to see and copy the screen, but could not. I tried to drag the screen wider but could not.

Advice needed, please!

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08 Jul 2012   #2

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

I'm guessing the DOS screen is a Windows 7 CMD (command prompt) window...

In the CMD window:
left click on the icon in the upper left corner
click properties
click the "layout" tab
increase the "Screen Buffer Size" and "Window Size" width (and height if needed)
Does that help?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jul 2012   #3

Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

and far simpler than suggestions from another usually good forum!

Actually my real task is to change partially to Google DNS on a branded TG585v7. I have a feeling it'll be a dog to do, being only achievable via telnet.
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