Inwardly and hidden Shorcuts Keys for DOS.

Looking out for shortcuts keys in DOS, look no further I have compiled a list of all the possible shortcuts for Dos and it also includes few other common shortcuts. You also have a brief description for all the commands.

Commands

Details

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

CSCcmd

Client side caching (Offline Files)

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 current script/routine and set an errorlevel.

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 /F

Loop command: against a set of files

FOR /F

Loop command: against the results of another command

FOR

Loop command: all options Files, Directory, List

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

MKLINK

Create a symbolic link (linkd)

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

PsLoggedO

n Who’s logged on (locally or via resource sharing)

PsLogList

Event log records

PsPasswd

Change account password

PsService

View and control services

PsShutdow

n 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

Registry: Read, Set, Export, Delete 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

Control the visibility of environment variables

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

SYSTEMINF

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

Hope you find the collection of commands helpful and easy to use.

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This post was written by Rahul Nagar on October 20, 2008

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