I was recently doing a TRACERT command and was attempting to paste IP address' into the DOS window. This required me to click on the icon in the top corner several times, which was a royal pain. In my previous employment we used mostly Windows 2000 machines and remembered that this was much easier. Here at Corillian I am in the world of XP and 2003.

After looking at the properties of the DOS window I realized that there was a property called 'Quick Edit Mode' that was unchecked. This particular option allows you to immediately copy text in a DOS window by highlighting it with left mouse click. You can then copy the text with a right mouse click, and finally paste the text with an additional right mouse click. This actually makes the XP\2003 DOS prompt work like the defaults of Windows 2000.

"Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times." - Niccolo Machiavelli

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