Command Prompt Commands in Windows XP

Windows XP is one of the most stable operating systems in Windows series, it also has several command prompt command that can be very useful to run certain task that GUI cannot.
Some of them are internal command means doesn't need a separate file to execute where others are external which need a separate file to be able to execute.
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List of XP command prompt commands


ASSOC    

Displays or modifies file extension associations.

AT       

Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer.

ATTRIB   

Displays or changes file attributes.

BREAK    

Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking.

CACLS   

Displays or modifies access control lists (ACLs) of files.

CALL     

Calls one batch program from another.

CD       

Displays the name of or changes the current directory.

CHCP     

Displays or sets the active code page number.

CHDIR    

Displays the name of or changes the current directory.

CHKDSK   

Checks a disk and displays a status report.

CHKNTFS  

Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time.

CLS      

Clears the screen.

CMD      

Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter.

COLOR    

Sets the default console foreground and background colors.

COMP     

Compares the contents of two files or sets of files.

COMPACT  

Displays or alters the compression of files on NTFS partitions.

CONVERT  

Converts FAT volumes to NTFS.  You cannot convert the current drive.

COPY     

Copies one or more files to another location.

DATE     

Displays or sets the date.

DEL      

Deletes one or more files.

DIR      

Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory.

DISKCOMP 

Compares the contents of two floppy disks.

DISKCOPY 

Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another.

DOSKEY   

Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros.

ECHO     

Displays messages, or turns command echoing on or off.

ENDLOCAL 

Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file.

ERASE    

Deletes one or more files.

EXIT     

Quits the CMD.EXE program (command interpreter).

FC       

Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between them.

FIND     

Searches for a text string in a file or files.

FINDSTR  

Searches for strings in files.

FOR      

Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files.

FORMAT   

Formats a disk for use with Windows.

FTYPE    

Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.

GOTO     

Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch program.

GRAFTABL 

Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode.

HELP     

Provides Help information for Windows commands.

IF       

Performs conditional processing in batch programs.

LABEL    

Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk.

MD       

Creates a directory.

MKDIR    

Creates a directory.

MODE     

Configures a system device.

MORE     

Displays output one screen at a time.

MOVE     

Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory.

PATH     

Displays or sets a search path for executable files.

PAUSE    

Suspends processing of a batch file and displays a message.

POPD     

Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD.

PRINT    

Prints a text file.

PROMPT   

Changes the Windows command prompt.

PUSHD    

Saves the current directory then changes it.

RD       

Removes a directory.

RECOVER  

Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk.

REM      

Records comments (remarks) in batch files or CONFIG.SYS.

REN      

Renames a file or files.

RENAME   

Renames a file or files.

REPLACE  

Replaces files.

RMDIR    

Removes a directory.

SET      

Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables.

SETLOCAL 

Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file.

SHIFT    

Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files.

SORT     

Sorts input.

START    

Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command.

SUBST    

Associates a path with a drive letter.

TIME     

Displays or sets the system time.

TITLE    

Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session.

TREE     

Graphically displays the directory structure of a drive or path.

TYPE     

Displays the contents of a text file.

VER      

Displays the Windows version.

VERIFY   

Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk.

VOL      

Displays a disk volume label and serial number.

XCOPY    

Copies files and directory trees.
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