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Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)

Part 2 of a Complete List of CMD Commands Available in Windows 7



The shutdown command can be used to shut down, restart, or log off the current system or a remote computer.


The sort command is used to read data from a specified input, sort that data, and return the results of that sort to the Command Prompt screen, a file, or another output device.


The start command is used to open a new command line window to run a specified program or command. The start command can also be used to start an application without creating a new window.


The subst command is used to associate a local path with a drive letter. The subst command is a lot like the net use command except a local path is used instead of a shared network path.


The sxstrace command is used to start the WinSxs Tracing Utility, a programming diagnostic tool.


The systeminfo command is used to display basic Windows configuration information for the local or a remote computer.


The takeown command is used to regain access to a file that that an administrator was denied access to when reassigning ownership of the file.


The taskkill command is used to terminate a running task. The taskkill command is the command line equivalent of ending a process in Task Manager in Windows.


"Displays a list of applications, services, and the Process ID (PID) currently running on either a local or a remote computer.

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