DOS Commands Important Chapter in Computer

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DOS Commands Important Chapter in Computer 

CHDIR

CHDIR Displays the Name of or changes the current directory.

CHKDSK

CHKDSK Checks a disk and displays a status report.

CLS

CLS Clears the screen.

COMP

COMP Compares two groups of files to find information that does not match.

COPY

Copy Copies and appends files.

DATE

Date Displays and/or sets the system date.

DEFRAG

Defrag Optimizes disk performance by reorganizing the files on the disk.

DEL

Del Deletes files from disk.

DELTREE

Deltree Deletes a directory including all files and subdirectories that are in it.

DIR

Dir Displays directory of files and directories stored on disk.

DISKCOMP

Diskcomp Compares the contents of two diskettes.

ECHO

Echo Displays messages or turns on or off the display of commands in a batch file.

EDIT

Edit Starts the MS-DOS editor, a text editor used to create and edit ASCII text files.

EXIT

Exit Exits a secondary command processor.

EXPAND

Expand Expands a compressed file.

FASTHELP

Fasthelp  Displays a list of DOS commands with a brief explanation of each.

FIND

Find Finds and reports the location of a specific string of text characters in one or more files.

FOR

For Performs repeated execution of commands (for both batch processing and interactive processing).

FORMAT

Format Formats a disk to accept DOS files is.

GRAPHICS

Graphics Provides a way to print contents of a graphics screen display.

IF

If Allows for conditional operations in batch processing.

LABEL

Label Creates or changes or deletes a volume label for a disk.

MEM

Mem Displays amount of installed and available memory, including extended, expanded, and upper memory.

MKDIR

Mkdir Creates a new subdirectory.

MORE

More Sends output to console, one screen at a time.

MOVE

Move Moves one or more files to the location you specify. Can also be used to rename directories.

PATH

Path Sets or displays directories that will be searched for programs not in the current directory.

RENAME

Rename Changes the filename under which a file is stored.

RMDIR

Rmdir Removes a subdirectory.

SORT

Sort Sorts input and sends it to the screen or to a file.

XCOPY

Xcopy Copies directories, subdirectories, and files.

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