How to use PsTools in PsExec (In 5 Steps)

How to use PsTools in PsExec (In 5 Steps)

Using the PsExec tool on your computers you can run programs remotely on client computers connected to the same local network. PsExec is a command-line application that is part of a suite of network tools known as PsTools and developed by Microsoft Corporation. You can use PsExec with the Windows command line function and format your query using the correct syntax.

Step 1

Click Start and type “cmd” in the search field. Press “ENTER” to open the command line application. Navigate to the directory where you installed the PsExec tool using the “cd” command.

Step 2

Type the following command in the command prompt window: psexec \computer name c:\ example\exprog.exe

Step 3

Replace “computer name” with the actual name of the computer you want to run the program on.

Step 4

Replace “c:\example\exprog.exe” with the path and filename of the program you want to run.

step 5

Press the “ENTER” key to remotely launch the application.