: How to run windows cmd without cygwin

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Thu Aug 14 13:35:00 GMT 2014

Greetings, Haris Hashim!

> I have been using cygwin for several years now and love it.

> However at the moment I need to run windows command shell (i.e. the
> cmd) clean and pure without cygwin.

> For instance if I click start, type cmd and enter, I will open the cmd
> shell. With cygwin installed, this command shell can be used to
> execute linux/unix command like ls, grep, env and such.

Programs. Not commands.
It is no coincidence you can run any program from console.
This is, at the end of the day, what console is for - to run programs.

> I need this cmd shell to be returned back to original windows cmd
> shell without the cygwin part.

It already is. I don't understand your question.

> And without having to install cygwin.
> Best if I can somehow turn on and off the cygwin part as needed.

Can you please specify more clearly, what you want to achieve?
Explaining the problem from the middle doesn't quite help to resolve it.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 14.08.2014, <17:25>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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