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Windows 8 Commands (Part 2)

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         This post is the sequel of the windows 8 Commands post. To view the previous post, click here Windows8 Commands.

The list of Commands are,

Bootcfg

The bootcfg command is used to build, modify, or view the contents of the boot.ini file, a hidden file that is used to identify in what folder, on which partition, and on which hard drive Windows is located.

The bootcfg command was replaced by the bcdedit command beginning in Windows Vista. Bootcfg is still available in Windows 8 but it serves no real value since boot.ini is not used. Continue reading

Command Prompt: Windows 8 Commands

windows-8-command-prompt_thumbThe Command Prompt available in Windows 8 contains around 230 commands. The commands available in Windows 8 are used for a various purposes, including diagnosing and correcting certain Windows problems, automating tasks, and much more.Note: A number of Windows 8 Command Prompt commands are very similar to MS-DOS commands. However, the Command Prompt in Windows 8 is not MS-DOS so the commands are not correctly referred to as MS-DOS commands.

The list of commands

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