Windows XP, 7, Vista Command Line & Prompt | All DOS Commands of Windows Networking
With the help of windows xp commands one can solve and troubleshoot many of the xp related problems. As a matter of fact all the commands used in XP are also applicable to other Windows based operation systems. In the early years of operating system actually command prompt was the only interface the user could use to interact with the computer. At the advent of graphical user interface based OS like Windows and Apple Mac, users no longer use command prompt to administer Windows. Yet, windows commands are still the heart of the OS, which are mainly running at the core level of the OS and Windows users are using these commands via graphical interface like copy, paste, move etc.
To learn an OS with ease and confidence the use of command prompt is essential for advanced users. Fortunately, these commands are so simple to memorize that even laymen can take the help of command prompt. Command prompt is where the commands are run.
For entering command prompt go to the start menu then click run and type “cmd “. You are now ready to run any commands to perform any OS related operation.
To see files in a directory or folder type "dir" and press enter
Now to go to another drive from the current locaton C:\Users\Administrator>, just type "cd .." and press enter; againg type "cd .." and press enter. Now type the drive name(e.g drive D) and colon, press enter.you are in drive D. to see all files and folders of D drive just type dir. To exit the command promot type exit.
To enter a folder in D drive type cd and the name of the folder. Here,we see d drive has folder name cambridge. Entering camdridge the command format will be : cd cambridge
For adding users
to resolve Mac address
editing windows boot settings
for folder access
for checking disk problems
cleanup recycle bin files
clear command prompt screen
coverting file system
to copy files
hard disk defragmentation
displa files and folders
to format a disk
freeing disk space
file utility tool
configure and troubleshoot IP
removal of program from memory
sending email from command prompt
securty analyser of the system
show memory usage
create a new folder
Network interface configuration
show network statistics(NetBIOS over TCP/IP)
show network statistics(TCP/IP only)
display DNS information
backup files to a specified location
show network latency and loss of packet
test network connectivity
fix damage files
registry data settings
delete a folder
routint table add and show
start program/command window
display siystem information
display all the running services and application
show disk label
show user name and domain info
copying files and folders
To see all the service running under each process of a computer use the following commands
tasklist /svc and tasklist /s
Systeminfo command shows the complete system information of a computer
Windows XP Command List
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