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Command Prompt Commands (Part 3 of 3)

Part 3 of a Complete List of CMD Commands

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Whoami

The whoami command is used to retrieve user name and group information on a network.

The whoami command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Winrm

The winrm command is used to start the command line version of Windows Remote Management, used to manage secure communications with local and remote computers using web services.

The winrm command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Winrs

The winrs command is used to open a secure command window with a remote host.

The winrs command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Winsat

The winsat command starts the Windows System Assessment Tool, a program that assesses various features, attributes, and capabilities of a computer running Windows.

The winsat command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Wmic

The wmic command starts the Windows Management Instrumentation Command line (WMIC), a scripting interface that simplifies the use of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and systems managed via WMI.

The wmic command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

Wsmanhttpconfig

The wsmanhttpconfig command is used to manage aspects of the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service.

The wsmanhttpconfig command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Xcopy

The xcopy command can copy one or more files or directory trees from one location to another. The xcopy command is generally considered a more "powerful" version of the copy command though the robocopy command trumps even xcopy.

The xcopy command is available in all versions of Windows, as well as in MS-DOS.

A command by the name of xcopy32 existed in Windows 95 and Windows 98. However, you should always execute the xcopy command and never xcopy32. Click on the Xcopy link above for more information on the difference between xcopy and xcopy32.

Xwizard

The xwizard command, short for Extensible Wizard, is used to register data in Windows, often from a preconfigured XML file.

The xwizard command is available in Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Did I Miss a Command?

I tried hard to include every single command available from the Command Prompt in Windows and from MS-DOS in my multi-part list which just wrapped up above. However, I certainly could have missed one. If I did, please let me know so I can add it.
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