Windows NT/XP Command-line Command List

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    ADDUSERS Add or list users to/from a CSV file
    ARP Address Resolution Protocol
    ASSOC Change file extension associations
    ASSOCIAT One step file association
    AT Schedule a command to run at a later time
    ATTRIB Change file attributes


    BOOTCFG Edit Windows boot settings
    BROWSTAT Get domain, browser and PDC info


    CACLS Change file permissions
    CALL Call one batch program from another
    CD Change Directory - move to a specific Folder
    CHANGE Change Terminal Server Session properties
    CHKDSK Check Disk - check and repair disk problems
    CHKNTFS Check the NTFS file system
    CHOICE Accept keyboard input to a batch file
    CIPHER Encrypt or Decrypt files/folders
    CleanMgr Automated cleanup of Temp files, recycle bin
    CLEARMEM Clear memory leaks
    CLIP Copy STDIN to the Windows clipboard.
    CLS Clear the screen
    CLUSTER Windows Clustering
    CMD Start a new CMD shell
    COLOR Change colors of the CMD window
    COMP Compare the contents of two files or sets of files
    COMPACT Compress files or folders on an NTFS partition
    COMPRESS Compress individual files on an NTFS partition
    CON2PRT Connect or disconnect a Printer
    CONVERT Convert a FAT drive to NTFS.
    COPY Copy one or more files to another location
    CSVDE Import or Export Active Directory data


    DATE Display or set the date
    Dcomcnfg DCOM Configuration Utility
    DEFRAG Defragment hard drive
    DEL Delete one or more files
    DELPROF Delete NT user profiles
    DELTREE Delete a folder and all subfolders
    DevCon Device Manager Command Line Utility
    DIR Display a list of files and folders
    DIRUSE Display disk usage
    DISKCOMP Compare the contents of two floppy disks
    DISKCOPY Copy the contents of one floppy disk to another
    DNSSTAT DNS Statistics
    DOSKEY Edit command line, recall commands, and create macros
    DSADD Add user (computer, group..) to active directory
    DSQUERY List items in active directory
    DSMOD Modify user (computer, group..) in active directory


    ECHO Display message on screen
    ENDLOCAL End localisation of environment changes in a batch file
    ERASE Delete one or more files
    EXIT Quit the CMD shell
    EXPAND Uncompress files
    EXTRACT Uncompress CAB files


    FC Compare two files
    FDISK Disk Format and partition
    FIND Search for a text string in a file
    FINDSTR Search for strings in files
    FOR Conditionally perform a command several times
    FORFILES Batch process multiple files
    FORMAT Format a disk
    FREEDISK Check free disk space (in bytes)
    FSUTIL File and Volume utilities
    FTP File Transfer Protocol
    FTYPE Display or modify file types used in file extension associations


    GLOBAL Display membership of global groups
    GOTO Direct a batch program to jump to a labelled line


    HELP Online Help
    HFNETCHK Network Security Hotfix Checker


    IF Conditionally perform a command
    IFMEMBER Is the current user in an NT Workgroup
    IPCONFIG Configure IP


    KILL Remove a program from memory


    LABEL Edit a disk label
    LOCAL Display membership of local groups
    LOGEVENT Write text to the NT event viewer.
    LOGOFF Log a user off
    LOGTIME Log the date and time in a file


    MAPISEND Send email from the command line
    MEM Display memory usage
    MD Create new folders
    MODE Configure a system device
    MORE Display output, one screen at a time
    MOUNTVOL Manage a volume mount point
    MOVE Move files from one folder to another
    MOVEUSER Move a user from one domain to another
    MSG Send a message
    MSIEXEC Microsoft Windows Installer
    MSINFO Windows NT diagnostics
    MSTSC Terminal Server Connection (Remote Desktop Protocol)
    MUNGE Find and Replace text within file(s)
    MV Copy in-use files


    NET Manage network resources
    NETDOM Domain Manager
    NETSH Configure network protocols
    NETSVC Command-line Service Controller
    NBTSTAT Display networking statistics (NetBIOS over TCP/IP)
    NETSTAT Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)
    NOW Display the current Date and Time
    NSLOOKUP Name server lookup
    NTBACKUP Backup folders to tape
    NTRIGHTS Edit user account rights


    PATH Display or set a search path for executable files
    PATHPING Trace route plus network latency and packet loss
    PAUSE Suspend processing of a batch file and display a message
    PERMS Show permissions for a user
    PERFMON Performance Monitor
    PING Test a network connection
    POPD Restore the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD
    PORTQRY Display the status of ports and services
    PRINT Print a text file
    PRNCNFG Display, configure or rename a printer
    PRNMNGR Add, delete, list printers set the default printer
    PROMPT Change the command prompt
    PsExec Execute process remotely
    PsFile Show files opened remotely
    PsGetSid Display the SID of a computer or a user
    PsInfo List information about a system
    PsKill Kill processes by name or process ID
    PsList List detailed information about processes
    PsLoggedOn Who's logged on (locally or via resource sharing)
    PsLogList Event log records
    PsPasswd Change account password
    PsService View and control services
    PsShutdown Shutdown or reboot a computer
    PsSuspend Suspend processes
    PUSHD Save and then change the current directory


    QGREP Search file(s) for lines that match a given pattern.


    RASDIAL Manage RAS connections
    RASPHONE Manage RAS connections
    RECOVER Recover a damaged file from a defective disk.
    REG Read, Set or Delete registry keys and values
    REGEDIT Import or export registry settings
    REGSVR32 Register or unregister a DLL
    REGINI Change Registry Permissions
    REM Record comments (remarks) in a batch file
    REN Rename a file or files.
    REPLACE Replace or update one file with another
    RD Delete folder(s)
    RDISK Create a Recovery Disk
    RMTSHARE Share a folder or a printer
    ROBOCOPY Robust File and Folder Copy
    ROUTE Manipulate network routing tables
    RUNAS Execute a program under a different user account
    RUNDLL32 Run a DLL command (add/remove print connections)


    SC Service Control
    SCHTASKS Create or Edit Scheduled Tasks
    SCLIST Display NT Services
    ScriptIt Control GUI applications
    SET Display, set, or remove environment variables
    SETLOCAL Begin localisation of environment changes in a batch file
    SETX Set environment variables permanently
    SHARE List or edit a file share or print share
    SHIFT Shift the position of replaceable parameters in a batch file
    SHORTCUT Create a windows shortcut (.LNK file)
    SHOWGRPS List the NT Workgroups a user has joined
    SHOWMBRS List the Users who are members of a Workgroup
    SHUTDOWN Shutdown the computer
    SLEEP Wait for x seconds
    SOON Schedule a command to run in the near future
    SORT Sort input
    START Start a separate window to run a specified program or command
    SU Switch User
    SUBINACL Edit file and folder Permissions, Ownership and Domain
    SUBST Associate a path with a drive letter
    SYSTEMINFO List system configuration


    TASKLIST List running applications and services
    TIME Display or set the system time
    TIMEOUT Delay processing of a batch file
    TITLE Set the window title for a CMD.EXE session
    TOUCH Change file timestamps
    TRACERT Trace route to a remote host
    TREE Graphical display of folder structure
    TYPE Display the contents of a text file


    USRSTAT List domain usernames and last login


    VER Display version information
    VERIFY Verify that files have been saved
    VOL Display a disk label


    WHERE Locate and display files in a directory tree
    WHOAMI Output the current UserName and domain
    WINDIFF Compare the contents of two files or sets of files
    WINMSD Windows system diagnostics
    WINMSDP Windows system diagnostics II
    WMIC WMI Commands


    XCACLS Change file permissions
    XCOPY Copy files and folders
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