DOS Commands Important Chapter in Computer
CHDIR Displays the Name of or changes the current directory.
CHKDSK Checks a disk and displays a status report.
CLS Clears the screen.
COMP Compares two groups of files to find information that does not match.
Copy Copies and appends files.
Date Displays and/or sets the system date.
Defrag Optimizes disk performance by reorganizing the files on the disk.
Del Deletes files from disk.
Deltree Deletes a directory including all files and subdirectories that are in it.
Dir Displays directory of files and directories stored on disk.
Diskcomp Compares the contents of two diskettes.
Echo Displays messages or turns on or off the display of commands in a batch file.
Edit Starts the MS-DOS editor, a text editor used to create and edit ASCII text files.
Exit Exits a secondary command processor.
Expand Expands a compressed file.
Fasthelp Displays a list of DOS commands with a brief explanation of each.
Find Finds and reports the location of a specific string of text characters in one or more files.
For Performs repeated execution of commands (for both batch processing and interactive processing).
Format Formats a disk to accept DOS files is.
Graphics Provides a way to print contents of a graphics screen display.
If Allows for conditional operations in batch processing.
Label Creates or changes or deletes a volume label for a disk.
Mem Displays amount of installed and available memory, including extended, expanded, and upper memory.
Mkdir Creates a new subdirectory.
More Sends output to console, one screen at a time.
Move Moves one or more files to the location you specify. Can also be used to rename directories.
Path Sets or displays directories that will be searched for programs not in the current directory.
Rename Changes the filename under which a file is stored.
Rmdir Removes a subdirectory.
Sort Sorts input and sends it to the screen or to a file.
Xcopy Copies directories, subdirectories, and files.