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All dos commands

  1. 1. all dos commandsADDUSERS Add or list users to/from a CSV fileARP Address Resolution ProtocolASSOC Change file extension associationsASSOCIAT One step file associationAT Schedule a command to run at a later timeATTRIB Change file attributesBOOTCFG Edit Windows boot settingsBROWSTAT Get domain, browser and PDC infoCACLS Change file permissionsCALL Call one batch program from anotherCD Change Directory - move to a specific FolderCHANGE Change Terminal Server Session propertiesCHKDSK Check Disk - check and repair disk problemsCHKNTFS Check the NTFS file systemCHOICE Accept keyboard input to a batch fileCIPHER Encrypt or Decrypt files/foldersCleanMgr Automated cleanup of Temp files, recycle binCLEARMEM Clear memory leaksCLIP Copy STDIN to the Windows clipboard.CLS Clear the screenCLUSTER Windows ClusteringCMD Start a new CMD shellCOLOR Change colors of the CMD windowCOMP Compare the contents of two files or sets of filesCOMPACT Compress files or folders on an NTFS partitionCOMPRESS Compress individual files on an NTFS partitionCON2PRT Connect or disconnect a PrinterCONVERT Convert a FAT drive to NTFS.COPY Copy one or more files to another locationCSVDE Import or Export Active Directory dataDATE Display or set the dateDcomcnfg DCOM Configuration UtilityDEFRAG Defragment hard driveDEL Delete one or more filesDELPROF Delete NT user profilesDELTREE Delete a folder and all subfoldersDevCon Device Manager Command Line UtilityDIR Display a list of files and foldersDIRUSE Display disk usageDISKCOMP Compare the contents of two floppy disksThe Technical Zone Page 1
  2. 2. DISKCOPY Copy the contents of one floppy disk to anotherDNSSTAT DNS StatisticsDOSKEY Edit command line, recall commands, and create macrosDSADD Add user (computer, group..) to active directoryDSQUERY List items in active directoryDSMOD Modify user (computer, group..) in active directoryECHO Display message on screenENDLOCAL End localisation of environment changes in a batch fileERASE Delete one or more filesEXIT Quit the CMD shellEXPAND Uncompress filesEXTRACT Uncompress CAB filesFC Compare two filesFDISK Disk Format and partitionFIND Search for a text string in a fileFINDSTR Search for strings in filesFOR Conditionally perform a command several timesFORFILES Batch process multiple filesFORMAT Format a diskFREEDISK Check free disk space (in bytes)FSUTIL File and Volume utilitiesFTP File Transfer ProtocolFTYPE Display or modify file types used in file extension associationsGLOBAL Display membership of global groupsGOTO Direct a batch program to jump to a labelled lineHELP Online HelpHFNETCHK Network Security Hotfix CheckerIF Conditionally perform a commandIFMEMBER Is the current user in an NT WorkgroupIPCONFIG Configure IPKILL Remove a program from memoryLABEL Edit a disk labelLOCAL Display membership of local groupsLOGEVENT Write text to the NT event viewer.LOGOFF Log a user offLOGTIME Log the date and time in a fileMAPISEND Send email from the command lineMEM Display memory usageThe Technical Zone Page 2
  3. 3. MD Create new foldersMODE Configure a system deviceMORE Display output, one screen at a timeMOUNTVOL Manage a volume mount pointMOVE Move files from one folder to anotherMOVEUSER Move a user from one domain to anotherMSG Send a messageMSIEXEC Microsoft Windows InstallerMSINFO Windows NT diagnosticsMSTSC Terminal Server Connection (Remote Desktop Protocol)MUNGE Find and Replace text within file(s)MV Copy in-use filesNET Manage network resourcesNETDOM Domain ManagerNETSH Configure network protocolsNETSVC Command-line Service ControllerNBTSTAT Display networking statistics (NetBIOS over TCP/IP)NETSTAT Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)NOW Display the current Date and TimeNSLOOKUP Name server lookupNTBACKUP Backup folders to tapeNTRIGHTS Edit user account rightsPATH Display or set a search path for executable filesPATHPING Trace route plus network latency and packet lossPAUSE Suspend processing of a batch file and display a messagePERMS Show permissions for a userPERFMON Performance MonitorPING Test a network connectionPOPD Restore the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHDPORTQRY Display the status of ports and servicesPRINT Print a text filePRNCNFG Display, configure or rename a printerPRNMNGR Add, delete, list printers set the default printerPROMPT Change the command promptPsExec Execute process remotelyPsFile Show files opened remotelyPsGetSid Display the SID of a computer or a userPsInfo List information about a systemPsKill Kill processes by name or process IDPsList List detailed information about processesPsLoggedOn Whos logged on (locally or via resource sharing)PsLogList Event log recordsPsPasswd Change account passwordPsService View and control servicesThe Technical Zone Page 3
  4. 4. PsShutdown Shutdown or reboot a computerPsSuspend Suspend processesPUSHD Save and then change the current directoryQGREP Search file(s) for lines that match a given pattern.RASDIAL Manage RAS connectionsRASPHONE Manage RAS connectionsRECOVER Recover a damaged file from a defective disk.REG Read, Set or Delete registry keys and valuesREGEDIT Import or export registry settingsREGSVR32 Register or unregister a DLLREGINI Change Registry PermissionsREM Record comments (remarks) in a batch fileREN Rename a file or files.REPLACE Replace or update one file with anotherRD Delete folder(s)RDISK Create a Recovery DiskRMTSHARE Share a folder or a printerROBOCOPY Robust File and Folder CopyROUTE Manipulate network routing tablesRUNAS Execute a program under a different user accountRUNDLL32 Run a DLL command (add/remove print connections)SC Service ControlSCHTASKS Create or Edit Scheduled TasksSCLIST Display NT ServicesScriptIt Control GUI applicationsSET Display, set, or remove environment variablesSETLOCAL Begin localisation of environment changes in a batch fileSETX Set environment variables permanentlySHARE List or edit a file share or print shareSHIFT Shift the position of replaceable parameters in a batch fileSHORTCUT Create a windows shortcut (.LNK file)SHOWGRPS List the NT Workgroups a user has joinedSHOWMBRS List the Users who are members of a WorkgroupSHUTDOWN Shutdown the computerSLEEP Wait for x secondsSOON Schedule a command to run in the near futureSORT Sort inputSTART Start a separate window to run a specified program or commandSU Switch UserSUBINACL Edit file and folder Permissions, Ownership and DomainSUBST Associate a path with a drive letterSYSTEMINFO List system configurationThe Technical Zone Page 4
  5. 5. TASKLIST List running applications and servicesTIME Display or set the system timeTIMEOUT Delay processing of a batch fileTITLE Set the window title for a CMD.EXE sessionTOUCH Change file timestampsTRACERT Trace route to a remote hostTREE Graphical display of folder structureTYPE Display the contents of a text fileUSRSTAT List domain usernames and last loginVER Display version informationVERIFY Verify that files have been savedVOL Display a disk labelWHERE Locate and display files in a directory treeWHOAMI Output the current UserName and domainWINDIFF Compare the contents of two files or sets of filesWINMSD Windows system diagnosticsWINMSDP Windows system diagnostics IIWMIC WMI CommandsXCACLS Change file permissionsXCOPY Copy files and foldersThe Technical Zone Page 5