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I want to do a command propt via run, being "ipconfig/all", but I type it in and nothing happens. Is there any reason for this? And is there another way round trying to access this without the "Run" part?

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yes...ipconfig /all is not gonna do you any good by putting it straight into the run box

you need to do run > cmd > then ipconfig /all
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Yeah I did that, then nothing appears after I type the ip bit
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so when you click on run then type cmd....does a black screen (DOS emulator) show up?
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Well it has at the top the version of Windows running, copyright etc, then it has "C:\Documents and Settings\Ross"(Ross being my user)>

Then I type the ipconfig/all and it goes to the next line with nothing happening
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put a space betweein ipconfig and the /all
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Yeah I tried that and nothing happens
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leave the /all off
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Nope, that doesn't work either
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try run > cmd > ping 127.0.0.1
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that worked, what would you like to know?
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well..i was just making sure that your command prompt was working....i have no idea why ipconfig wont work...

ust as an off chance type winipconfig
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says it does not recognise it as internal or external
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are you running xp service pack 1 or service pack 2?
do you have your xp cd?
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I have SP2 but I don't know where the disk is, it would take a while to find. Is there not another way round it or do I have to go through DOS?
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