Basic command for windows

29 January 2011 at 1:16 pm Leave a comment

ansi.sys : Defines functions that change display graphics, control cursor movement, and reassign keys. File
append : Causes MS-DOS to look in other directories when editing a file or running a command.
arp : Displays, adds, and removes arp information from network devices.
assign : Assign a drive letter to an alternate letter.
assoc : View the file associations.

at : Schedule a time to execute commands or programs.
atmadm : Lists connections and addresses seen by Windows ATM call manager.
attrib : Display and change file attributes.
batch : Recovery console command that executes a series of commands in a file.
bootcfg : Recovery console command that allows a user to view, modify, and rebuild the boot.ini Recovery
break : Enable / disable CTRL + C feature.
cacls : View and modify file ACL’s.
call : Calls a batch file from another batch file.
cd : Changes directories.
chcp : Supplement the International keyboard and character set information.
chdir : Changes directories.
chdsk : Check the hard disk drive running FAT for errors.
chkntfs : Check the hard disk drive running NTFS for errors.
choice : Specify a listing of multiple options within a batch file.
cls : Clears the screen.
cmd : Opens the command interpreter.
color : Easily change the foreground and background color of the MS-DOS window.
command : Opens the command interpreter.
comp : Compares files.
compact : Compresses and uncompress files.
control : Open Control Panel icons from the MS-DOS prompt.
convert : Convert FAT to NTFS.
copy : Copy one or more files to an alternate location.
ctty : Change the computers input/output devices.
date : View or change the systems date.
debug : Debug utility to create assembly programs to modify hardware settings.
defrag : Re-arrange the hard disk drive to help with loading programs.
del : Deletes one or more files.
delete : Recovery console command that deletes a file.
deltree : Deletes one or more files or directories.
dir : List the contents of one or more directories.
disable : Recovery console command that disables Windows system services or drivers.
diskcomp : Compare a disk with another disk.
diskcopy : Copy the contents of one disk and place them on another disk.
doskey : Command to view and execute commands that have been run in the past.
dosshell : A GUI to help with early MS-DOS users.
drivparm : Enables overwrite of original device drivers.
echo : Displays messages and enables and disables echo.
edit : View and edit files.
edlin : View and edit files.
emm386 : Load extended Memory Manager.
ename : Recovery console command to enable a disable service or driver.
endlocal : Stops the localization of the environment changes enabled by the setlocal command.
erase : Erase files from computer.
exit : Exit from the command interpreter.
expand : Expand a Microsoft Windows file back to it’s original format.
extract : Extract files from the Microsoft Windows cabinets.
fasthelp : Displays a listing of MS-DOS commands and information about them.
fc : Compare files.
fdisk : Utility used to create partitions on the hard disk drive.
find : Search for text within a file.
findstr : Searches for a string of text within a file.
fixboot : Writes a new boot sector.
fixmbr : Writes a new boot record to a disk drive.
for : Boolean used in batch files.
format : Command to erase and prepare a disk drive.
ftp : Command to connect and operate on a FTP server.
ftype : Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.
goto : Moves a batch file to a specific label or location.
graftabl : Show extended characters in graphics mode.
help : Display a listing of commands and brief explanation.
if : Allows for batch files to perform conditional processing.
ifshlp.sys : 32-bit file manager.
ipconfig : Network command to view network adapter settings and assigned values.
keyb : Change layout of keyboard.
label : Change the label of a disk drive.
lh : Load a device driver in to high memory.
listsvc : Recovery console command that displays the services and drivers.
loadfix : Load a program above the first 64k.
loadhigh : Load a device driver in to high memory.
lock : Lock the hard disk drive.
logoff : Logoff the currently profile using the computer.
logon : Recovery console command to list installations and enable administrator login.
map : Displays the device name of a drive.
md : Command to create a new directory.
mem : Display memory on system.
mkdir : Command to create a new directory.
mode : Modify the port or display settings.
more : Display one page at a time.
move : Move one or more files from one directory to another directory.
msav : Early Microsoft Virus scanner.
msd : Diagnostics utility.
msdex : Utility used to load and provide access to the CD-ROM.
nbtstat : Displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections using NBT.
net : Update, fix, or view the network or network settings.
netsh : Configure dynamic and static network information from MS-DOS.
netstat : Display the TCP/IP network protocol statistics and information.
nlsfunc : Load country specific information.
nslookup : Look up an IP address of a domain or host on a network.
path : View and modify the computers path location.
pathping : View and locate locations of network latency.
pause : Command used in batch files to stop the processing of a command.
ping : Test / send information to another network computer or network device.
popd : Changes to the directory or network path stored by the pushd command.
power : Conserve power with computer portables.
print : Prints data to a printer port.
prompt : View and change the MS-DOS prompt.
pushd : Stores a directory or network path in memory so it can be returned to at any time.
qbasic : Open the QBasic.
rd : Removes an empty directory.
ren : Renames a file or directory.
rename : Renames a file or directory.
rmdir : Removes an empty directory.
route : View and configure windows network route tables.
runas : Enables a user to run a program as a different user.
scandisk : Run the scandisk utility.
scanreg : Scan registry and recover registry from errors.
set : Change one variable or string to another.
setlocal : Enables local environments to be changed without affecting anything else.
setver : Change MS-DOS version to trick older MS-DOS programs.
share : Installs support for file sharing and locking capabilities.
shift : Changes the position of replaceable parameters in a batch program.
shutdown : Shutdown the computer from the MS-DOS prompt.
smartdrv : Create a disk cache in conventional memory or extended memory.
sort : Sorts the input and displays the output to the screen.
start : Start a separate window in Windows from the MS-DOS prompt.
subst : Substitute a folder on your computer for another drive letter.
switches : Remove add functions from MS-DOS.
sys : Transfer system files to disk drive.
telnet : Telnet to another computer / device from the prompt.
time : View or modify the system time.
title : Change the title of their MS-DOS window.
tracert : Visually view a network packets route across a network.
tree : View a visual tree of the hard disk drive.
type : Display the contents of a file.
undelete : Undelete a file that has been deleted.
unformat : Unformat a hard disk drive.
unlock : Unlock a disk drive.
ver : Display the version information.
verify : Enables or disables the feature to determine if files have been written properly.
vol : Displays the volume information about the designated drive. Internal
xcopy : Copy multiple files, directories, or drives from one location to another.


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