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Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)

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


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

See Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands Part 1 for the first set of commands.

append - lpr | makecab - tscon | tsdiscon - xcopy


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

The makecab command is the same as the diantz command.


The md command is the shorthand version of the mkdir command.


The mem command shows information about used and free memory areas and programs that are currently loaded into memory in the MS-DOS subsystem.

The mem command is not available in any 64-bit version of Windows Vista.


The mkdir command is used to create a new folder.


The mklink command is used to create a symbolic link.


The mode command is used to configure system devices, most often COM and LPT ports.


The more command is used to display the information contained in a text file. The more command can also be used to paginate the results of any other Vista Command Prompt command.


The mount command is used to mount Network File System (NFS) network shares.

The mount command is not available by default in Windows Vista but can be enabled by turning on the Services for NFS Windows feature from Programs and Features in Control Panel.


The mountvol command is used to display, create, or remove volume mount points.


The move command is used to move one or files from one folder to another. The move command is also used to rename directories.

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