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MS-DOS 5.0 Internal and External Commands
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The following is a list of MS-DOS version 5.0 internal and external commands. The internal commands reside in COMMAND.COM, which loads into memory when the computer system is started; these commands do not reside on disk. The external commands are files that do reside on disk and have an extension of .COM, .EXE, or .BAT. Both command types are executed from the MS-DOS prompt.
BREAK CALL CHCP CHDIR(CD) CLS COPY CTTY DATE DEL(ERASE) DIR ECHO EXIT FOR GOTO IF MKDIR(MD) PATH PAUSE PROMPT REM RENAME(REN) RMDIR(RD) SET SHIFT TIME TYPE VER VERIFY VOL
More information on this topic can be found in the version 5.0 "Microsoft MS-DOS User's Guide and Reference," page 358.
APPEND.EXE ASSIGN.COM ATTRIB.EXE BACKUP.EXE CHKDSK.EXE COMMAND.COM COMP.EXE DEBUG.EXE DISKCOMP.COM DISKCOPY.COM DOSKEY.COM DOSSHELL.COM EDIT.COM EDLIN.EXE EMM386.EXE EXE2BIN.EXE EXPAND.EXE FASTOPEN.EXE FC.EXE FDISK.EXE FORMAT.COM GRAFTABLE.COM GRAPHICS.COM HELP.EXE JOIN.EXE KEYB.COM LABEL.EXE MEM.EXE MIRROR.COM MODE.COM MORE.COM NLSFUNC.EXE PRINT.EXE QBASIC.EXE RECOVER.EXE REPLACE.EXE RESTORE.EXE SETVER.EXE SHARE.EXE SORT.EXE SUBST.EXE SYS.COM TREE.COM UNDELETE.EXE UNFORMAT.COM XCOPY.EXE
Article ID: 71986 - Last Review: December 3, 1999 - Revision: 1.0