«««The msg command allows you to other users on the network send messages

5:20 am April 14, 20176118

no extra program is more necessary in times of Messenger and E-Mail , to send messages via network. However, Windows for built-in a command to send a message to one or all users on the network.

to send a message in the network with msg press [Win – R]

  1. and type cmd a.
  2. on the command line, you type the command then msg followed by a user name and the message a.
  3. for example, you write:
    hmeier msg "Please shut the computer down!" 

    Eine mit msg.exe gesandte Nachricht
    a message sent with the msg.exe

  4. you want to send a message to everyone, use the star symbol instead of a name.
  5. an example of such a message to everyone:
    msg * "I must shut down the server, please close all"

but caution: there is none in all Windows varieties. In Windows 7 there is no msg in Home Basic and Home Premium. Windows 10 does not know him, but from the first version. At least since the release of the April 2017, so the “creators update”, msg is but contain.

you can use this parameter together with msg

usually the addressed user on the same server must be logged on as you. Alternatively, you can use / SERVER to specify yet another server.

here the parameter Overview:

 MSG {username |} SESSIONNAME | Session ID | @Dateiname | {*} [/SERVER:Servername] [/TIME:Sekunden] [/V] [/W] [Nachricht]   username Specifies the user name.
 SESSIONNAME  the name of the session.
  session ID the ID of the session.
@Dateiname Specifies a file that contains a list of user names, session names and IDs to which the message is sent.
 *  sends message to all sessions on specified server.
 / SERVER: servername  Server, with which the connection is established (default is the current server).
 / TIME: seconds  wait, until the receiver the message best "confirms.
 /  shows information about the functions.
 /  W wait for response from user, useful with / v message sent  message . Specifies none, so to request a message or read from "stdin".

that’s why NET was abolished SEND

under Windows XP gave it send the command NET to send messages within the local network. Since Windows Vista, however, this command msg.exe was replaced by the command.

the reason for the omission of the old command: NET SEND was abused by spammers to send via Internet spam messages to Windows XP users. The new command works only within their own network and can be used therefore though devious colleagues in their own company, but no longer by spammers.

the command-line mode of Windows is although dröge, but powerful. Read here what to make everything work: the command line on Windows can do more than you think .

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