Send a pop-up message to a user. The 'Home' editions of Windows don’t include MSG.
Syntax MSG username [options] [message] MSG sessionname [options] [message] MSG sessionid [options] [message] MSG @filename [options] [message] MSG * [options] [message] Options /SERVER:servername The server to contact (default is current). /TIME:seconds Time delay to wait for receiver to acknowledge msg. /V Verbose, display extra information. /W Wait for response from user, useful with /V. If no message text to send is specified, MSG will prompt for it (also reads from stdin) @filename identifies a file containing a list of usernames, sessionnames or sessionids to send the message to. * will send the message to all sessions on the server. e.g. use this for Terminal Server/Citrix shutdown messages.
# And these children that you spit on, As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consultations, they're quite aware of what they're going through # - David Bowie
ECHO - Display message on screen
TYPE - Display the contents of a text file
PS C:> [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Windows.Forms")
PS C:> [Windows.Forms.MessageBox]::show("Hello World", "My PopUp Message Box")
Equivalent bash command (Linux): echo - Display message on screen