Commands commands(pheww) is what all deals about in operating your system. Without this commands no system can operate or do the applications that is installed.Only thing is that we don’t know how they are doing? For that you need to know about the commands first. So as we have already seen about some of the basic prompt commands for windows7 in our previous part,here are some other commands that are being used in windows 7 that has a control over your computer. Look into these commands have a great use of it. 🙂
Date : The date command is used to show or change the current date.
Debug : The debug command starts Debug, a command line application used to test and edit programs.It is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 7.
Defrag : The defrag command is used to defragment a drive you specify. The defrag command is the command line version of Microsoft’s Disk Defragmenter.
Del : The del command is used to delete one or more files. The del command is the same as the erase command.
Diantz : The diantz command is used to losslessly compress one or more files. The diantz command is sometimes called Cabinet Maker.
Dir : The dir command is used to display a list of files and folders contained inside the folder that you are currently working in. The dir command also displays other important information like the hard drive’s serial number, the total number of files listed, their combined size, the total amount of free space left on the drive, and more.
Diskcomp : The diskcomp command is used to compare the contents of two floppy disks.
Diskcopy : The diskcopy command is used to copy the entire contents of one floppy disk to another.
Diskpart : The diskpart command is used to create, manage, and delete hard drive partitions.
Diskperf : The diskperf command is used to manage disk performance counters remotely. The diskperf command was useful for disk performance counter administration in Windows NT and 2000 but are permanently enabled in Windows 7.
Diskraid : The diskraid command starts the DiskRAID tool which is used to manage and configure RAID arrays.
Dism : The dism command starts the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool (DISM). The DISM tool is used to manage features in Windows images.
Dispdiag : The dispdiag command is used to output a log of information about the display system.
Doskey : The doskey command is used to edit command lines, create macros, and recall previously entered commands.
Dosx : The dosx command is used to start DOS Protected Mode Interface (DPMI), a special mode designed to give MS-DOS applications access to more than the normally allowed 640 KB. The dosx command (and DPMI) is only available in Windows 7 to support older MS-DOS programs.
Driverquery : The driverquery command is used to show a list of all installed drivers.
Echo : Well this is not the sound that comes 😀 .The echo command is used to show messages, most commonly from within script or batch files. The echo command can also be used to turn the echoing feature on or off.
Edit : The edit command starts the MS-DOS Editor tool which is used to create and modify text files.It is not available in 64-bit version.
Edlin : The edlin command starts the Edlin tool which is used to create and modify text files from the command line.
Endlocal : The endlocal command is used to end the localization of environment changes inside a batch or script file.
Erase : The erase command is used to delete one or more files. The erase command is the same as the del command.
Esentutl : The esentutl command is used to manage Extensible Storage Engine databases.
Eventcreate : The eventcreate command is used to create a custom event in an event log.
Exe2Bin : The exe2bin command is used to convert a file of the EXE file type (executable file) to a binary file.
Exit : The exit command is used to end the Command Prompt session that you’re currently working in.
Expand : The expand command is used to extract a single file or a group of files from a compressed file.
Extrac32 : The extrac32 command is used to extract the files and folders contained in Microsoft Cabinet (CAB) files.The extrac32 command is actually a CAB extraction program for use by Internet Explorer but can be used to extract any Microsoft Cabinet file. Use the expand command instead of the extrac32 command if possible.
Fastopen : The fastopen command is used to add a program’s hard drive location to a special list stored in memory, potentially improving the program’s launch time by removing the need for MS-DOS to locate the application on the drive.
The fastopen command is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 7. Fastopen only exists in 32-bit versions of Windows 7 to support older MS-DOS files.
Fc : The fc command is used to compare two individual or sets of files and then show the differences between them.
Find : The find command is used to search for a specified text string in one or more files.
Findstr : The findstr command is used to find text string patterns in one or more files.
Finger : The finger command is used to return information about one or more users on a remote computer that’s running the Finger service.
Fltmc : The fltmc command is used to load, unload, list, and otherwise manage Filter drivers.
For : The for command is used to run a specified command for each file in a set of files. The for command is most often used within a batch or script file.
Forfiles : The forfiles command selects one or more files to execute a specified command on. The forfiles command is most often used within a batch or script file.
Format : The format command is used to format a drive in the file system that you specify.
Fsutil : The fsutil command is used to perform various FAT and NTFS file system tasks like managing reparse points and sparse files, dismounting a volume, and extending a volume.
Ftp : The ftp command can used to transfer files to and from another computer. The remote computer must be operating as an FTP server.
Ftype : The ftype command is used to define a default program to open a specified file type.
Getmac : The getmac command is used to display the media access control (MAC) address of all the network controllers on a system.
Goto : The goto command is used in a batch or script file to direct the command process to a labeled line in the script.
Gpresult : The gpresult command is used to display Group Policy settings.
Gpupdate : The gpupdate command is used to update Group Policy settings.
Graftabl : The graftabl command is used to enable the ability of Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode.
Graphics : The graphics command is used to load a program that can print graphics.The graphics command is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 7.
Help : The help command provides more detailed information on other Command Prompt commands.
Hostname : The hostname command displays the name of the current host.
Hwrcomp : The hwrcomp command is used to compile custom dictionaries for handwriting recognition.
Hwrreg : The hwrreg command is used to install a previously compiled custom dictionary for handwriting recognition.
phewwwwww there is a lot of commands right, i hope you havnt gone mad bcozz still the commands are yet to come WATCH out!
Icacls : The icacls command is used to display or change access control lists of files. The icacls command is an updated version of the cacls command.
If : The if command is used to perform conditional functions in a batch file.
Ipconfig : The ipconfig command is used to display detailed IP information for each network adapter utilizing TCP/IP. The ipconfig command can also be used to release and renew IP addresses on systems configured to receive them via a DHCP server.
Irftp : The irftp command is used to transmit files over an infrared link.
Iscsicli : The iscsicli command starts the Microsoft iSCSI Initiator, used to manage iSCSI.
Enjoyed the big list? 🙂 What you feel about these commands?