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MS-DOS 5.0 Internal and External Commands

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SUMMARY
The following is a list of MS-DOS version 5.0 internal and externalcommands. The internal commands reside in COMMAND.COM, which loadsinto memory when the computer system is started; these commands do notreside on disk. The external commands are files that do reside on diskand have an extension of .COM, .EXE, or .BAT. Both command types areexecuted from the MS-DOS prompt.

Internal Commands

   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				

External Commands

   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				
More information on this topic can be found in the version 5.0"Microsoft MS-DOS User's Guide and Reference," page 358.
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