An A-Z Index of the Windows NT/XP command line

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



The following list details the TCP/IP utilities available:



The IP services FTP, HTTP and Gopher are on the CD and are not automatically installed. The TFTP and Telnet Servers are obtained from the Internet.


The following commands are used to discover the TCP/IP environment: