Watch Star Wars Episode IV in Your Command Prompt for Free

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Star Wars in Command Prompt

What can you do with your Windows command prompt? Here is one, watching Star Wars movie Episode IV – A New Hope, directly from the command prompt. How do that sounds to you? Interesting? Here is how to watch the movie in Ascii.

  1. Go to Start > Run.
  2. In the Run box, type “cmd” ( without the quotes ) and hit OK to open the command prompt windows.
  3. Within command prompt, type “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” ( without the quotes ) and hit ENTER.
  4. Sit back and watch the show. Oh ya, grab some popcorns also.

** For MAC users, go to Terminal and type “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” (without the quotes).

I have no idea if this works with Windows Vista ( cos I am Win XP user ), some said it worked , some said no.

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Steve Yu is a technology blogger with ten years blogging experience under his belt. He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com or just MTQ.