Windows Command Set

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

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 colours 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
INSTSRV Install an NT Service

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
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 IP trace utility
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
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 Windows NT 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 is in
SHOWMBRS List the members of an NT Workgroup
SHUTDOWN Shutdown the computer
SHUTGUI 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

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
WINMSD Windows NT Diagnostics

WINMSDP Windows NT Diagnostics II

WMIC WMI Command

XCACLS Change file permissions
XCOPY Copy files and folders

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