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Windows 7: Command Prompt Won't Open

10 Jan 2011   #1
BeerCaps

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Command Prompt Won't Open

I was messing around with the command prompt, trying to make a script to scare the shit out of my friend when he opens it. I entered the following code, under the assumption that it would make the prompt go full screen.

[Default.AddReg]
0x4,"Console","FullScreen", 0x1

After I hit enter it asked me if I wanted to overwrite FullScreen. I said yes and nothing happened to the prompt. But after I closed the window I was unable to open another prompt up. Task manager says its running, it just won't display it. I have tried restarting. Is there anything other than a reinstall that will fix this?


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10 Jan 2011   #2
Golden

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Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Where did you enter this code? In the registry?
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10 Jan 2011   #3
BeerCaps

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

In the command line (not sure if thats the registry).
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10 Jan 2011   #4
BeerCaps

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

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10 Jan 2011   #5
richc46

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Can you do a system restore to a few days before you made that change?
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10 Jan 2011   #6
BeerCaps

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

No I haven't set it up yet since my hard drive crashed. Thanks for reminding me though.
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10 Jan 2011   #7
Golden

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Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Mmm...the best I can suggest is for you to visit this thread, to see whether you think any of the posts in there might help you:

Command prompt won't open

Where did you find this code that you enetred? Search the same source to see if there is a code to reverse it.
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