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Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)

Part 2 of a Complete List of CMD Commands Available in Windows 8

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This is the second part of a 3-part, alphabetical list of commands available from the Command Prompt in Windows 8.

See Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands Part 1 to start at the beginning.

append - ksetup | ktmutil - time | timeout - xwizard

Ktmutil

The ktmutil command starts the Kernel Transaction Manager utility.

Label

The label command is used to manage the volume label of a disk.

Licensingdiag

The licensingdiag command is a tool used to generate a text-based log and other data files that contain product activation and other Windows licensing information.

Loadfix

The loadfix command is used to load the specified program in the first 64K of memory and then runs the program.

The loadfix command is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 8.

Lodctr

The lodctr command is used to update registry values related to performance counters.

Logman

The logman command is used to create and manage Event Trace Session and Performance logs. The logman command also supports many functions of Performance Monitor.

Logoff

The logoff command is used to terminate a session.

Lpq

The lpq command displays the status of a print queue on a computer running Line Printer Daemon (LPD).

The lpq command is not available by default in Windows 8 but can be enabled by turning on the LPD Print Service and LPR Port Monitor features from Programs and Features in Control Panel.

Lpr

The lpr command is used to send a file to a computer running Line Printer Daemon (LPD).

The lpr command is not available by default in Windows 8 but can be enabled by turning on the LPD Print Service and LPR Port Monitor features from Programs and Features in Control Panel.

Makecab

The makecab command is used to losslessly compress one or more files. The makecab command is sometimes called Cabinet Maker.

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