An A-Z Index of Windows CMD commands.

   ADDUSERS Add or list users to/from a CSV file
   ADmodcmd Active Directory Bulk Modify
   ARP      Address Resolution Protocol
   ASSOC    Change file extension associations•
   ATTRIB   Change file attributes
   BCDBOOT  Create or repair a system partition
   BCDEDIT  Manage Boot Configuration Data
   BITSADMIN Background Intelligent Transfer Service
   BROWSTAT Get domain, browser and PDC info
   CACLS    Change file permissions
   CALL     Call one batch program from another•
   CERTREQ  Request certificate from a certification authority
   CERTUTIL Manage certification authority (CA) files and services
   CD       Change Directory - move to a specific Folder•
   CHANGE   Change Terminal Server Session properties
   CHCP     Change the active console Code Page
   CHDIR    Change Directory - move to a specific Folder•
   CHKDSK   Check Disk - check and repair disk problems
   CHKNTFS  Check the NTFS file system
   CHOICE   Accept keyboard input to a batch file
   CIPHER   Encrypt or Decrypt files/folders
   CleanMgr Automated cleanup of Temp files, recycle bin
   CLIP     Copy STDIN to the Windows clipboard
   CLS      Clear the screen•
   CMD      Start a new CMD shell
   CMDKEY   Manage stored usernames/passwords
   COLOR    Change colors of the CMD window•
   COMP     Compare the contents of two files or sets of files
   COMPACT  Compress files or folders on an NTFS partition
   COMPRESS Compress one or more files
   CON      Console input
   CONVERT  Convert a FAT drive to NTFS
   COPY     Copy one or more files to another location•
   Coreinfo Show the mapping between logical & physical processors
   CSCcmd   Client-side caching (Offline Files)
   CSVDE    Import or Export Active Directory data
   CURL     Transfer data from or to a server
   DATE     Display or set the date•
   DEFRAG   Defragment hard drive
   DEL      Delete one or more files•
   DELPROF  Delete user profiles
   DELTREE  Delete a folder and all subfolders
   DevCon   Device Manager Command Line Utility 
   DIR      Display a list of files and folders•
   DIRQUOTA File Server Resource Manager Disk quotas
   DIRUSE   Display disk usage
   DISKPART Disk Administration
   DISKSHADOW Volume Shadow Copy Service
   DISKUSE  Show the space used in folders
   DISM     Deployment Image Servicing and Management
   DisplaySwitch Specify which display to use and how to use it
   DNSCMD   Manage DNS servers
   DOSKEY   Edit command line, recall commands, and create macros
   DriverQuery Display installed device drivers
   DSACLs   Active Directory ACLs
   DSAdd    Add items to Active Directory (user group computer) 
   DSGet    View items in Active Directory (user group computer)
   DSQuery  Search Active Directory (user group computer)
   DSMod    Modify items in Active Directory (user group computer)
   DSMove   Move an Active Directory Object
   DSRM     Remove items from Active Directory
   Dsmgmt   Directory Service Management
   ECHO     Display message on screen•
   ENDLOCAL End localisation of the environment in a batch file•
   ERASE    Delete one or more files•
   EVENTCREATE Add a message to the Windows event log
   EXIT     Quit the current script/routine and set an errorlevel•
   EXPAND   Uncompress CAB files
   EXPLORER Open Windows Explorer
   EXTRACT  Uncompress CAB files
   FC       Compare two files
   FIND     Search for a text string in a file
   FINDSTR  Search for strings in files
   FLTMC    Manage MiniFilter drivers
   FOR /F   Loop command: against a set of files•
   FOR /F   Loop command: against the results of another command•
   FOR      Loop command: all options Files, Directory, List•
   FORFILES Batch process multiple files
   FORMAT   Format a disk
   FREEDISK Check free disk space
   FSUTIL   File and Volume utilities
   FTP      File Transfer Protocol
   FTYPE    File extension file type associations•
   GETMAC   Display the Media Access Control (MAC) address
   GOTO     Direct a batch program to jump to a labelled line•
   GPRESULT Display Resultant Set of Policy information
   GPUPDATE Update Group Policy settings
   HELP     Online Help
   HOSTNAME Display the host name of the computer
   iCACLS   Change file and folder permissions
   IEXPRESS Create a self extracting ZIP file archive
   IF       Conditionally perform a command•
   IFMEMBER Is the current user a member of a group
   IPCONFIG Configure IP
   INUSE    Replace files that are in use by the OS
   LABEL    Edit a disk label
   LGPO     Local Group Policy Object utility
   LODCTR   Load PerfMon performance counters
   LOGMAN   Manage Performance Monitor logs
   LOGOFF   Log a user off
   LOGTIME  Log the date and time in a file
   MAKECAB  Create .CAB files
   MAPISEND Send email from the command line
   Manage-BDE BitLocker Drive Encryption
   MBSAcli  Baseline Security Analyzer
   MD       Create a new Directory •
   MKLINK   Create a symbolic link (linkd) •
   MODE     Configure a system device COM/LPT/CON
   MORE     Display output, one screen at a time
   MOUNTVOL Manage a volume mount point
   MOVE     Move files from one folder to another•
   MOVEUSER Move a user from one domain to another
   MSG      Send a message
   MSIEXEC  Microsoft Windows Installer
   MSINFO32 System Information
   MSTSC    Terminal Server Connection/Remote Desktop Protocol(RDP)
   NET      Manage network resources
   NETDOM   Domain Manager
   NETSH    Configure Network Interfaces, Firewall & Remote access
   NBTSTAT  Display networking statistics (NetBIOS over TCP/IP)
   NETSTAT  Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)
   NLSINFO  Display locale information (reskit).
   NLTEST   Network Location Test (AD)
   NOW      Display the current Date and Time 
   NSLOOKUP Name server lookup
   NTBACKUP Windows Backup folders to tape
   NTDSUtil Active Directory Domain Services management
   NTRIGHTS Edit user account rights
   NVSPBIND Modify network bindings
   OPENFILES Query or display open files
   PATH     Display or set a search path for executable files•
   PATHPING Trace route plus network latency and packet loss
   PAUSE    Suspend processing of a batch file•
   PERMS    Show permissions for a user
   PING     Test a network connection
   PKTMON   Monitor internal packet propagation and packet drop reports
   POPD     Return to a previous directory saved by PUSHD•
   PORTQRY  Display the status of ports and services
   POWERCFG Configure power settings
   PRINT    Print a text file
   PRINTBRM Print queue Backup/Recovery
   PRNCNFG  Configure or rename a printer
   PRNMNGR  Add, delete, list printers and printer connections
   ProcDump Monitor an application for CPU spikes
   PROMPT   Change the command prompt•
   PsExec     Execute process remotely
   PsFile     Show files opened remotely
   PsGetSid   Display the SID of a computer or a user
   PsInfo     List information about a system
   PsKill     Kill processes by name or process ID
   PsList     List detailed information about processes
   PsLoggedOn Who's logged on (locally or via resource sharing)
   PsLogList  Event log records
   PsPasswd   Change account password
   PsPing     Measure network performance
   PsService  View and control services
   PsShutdown Shutdown or reboot a computer
   PsSuspend  Suspend processes
   PUSHD    Save and then change the current directory•
   QGREP    Search file(s) for lines that match a given pattern
   Query Process / QPROCESS  Display processes
   Query Session / QWinsta   Display all sessions (TS/Remote Desktop)
   Query TermServer /QAppSrv List all servers (TS/Remote Desktop)
   Query User    / QUSER     Display user sessions (TS/Remote Desktop)
   RASDIAL  Manage RAS connections
   RASPHONE Manage RAS connections
   RD       Delete a Directory •
   RECOVER  Recover a damaged file from a defective disk
   REG      Registry: Read, Set, Export, Delete keys and values
   REGEDIT  Import or export registry settings
   REGSVR32 Register or unregister a DLL
   REGINI   Change Registry Permissions
   REM      Record comments (remarks) in a batch file•
   REN      Rename a file or files•
   REPLACE  Replace or update one file with another
   Reset Session  Delete a Remote Desktop Session
   RMDIR    Delete a Directory •
   RMTSHARE Share a folder or a printer
   ROBOCOPY Robust File and Folder Copy
   ROUTE    Manipulate network routing tables
   RUN      Start | RUN commands
   RUNAS    Execute a program under a different user account
   RUNDLL32 Run a DLL command (add/remove print connections)

   SC       Service Control
   SCHTASKS Schedule a command to run at a specific time
   ScriptRunner  Run one or more scripts
   SET      Display, set, or remove session environment variables•
   SETLOCAL Control the visibility of environment variables•
   SetSPN   Edit Service Principal Names
   SETX     Set environment variables
   SFC      System File Checker 
   SHARE    List or edit a file share or print share
   ShellRunAs Run a command under a different user account
   SHIFT    Shift the position of batch file parameters•
   SHORTCUT Create a windows shortcut (.LNK file)
   SHUTDOWN Shutdown the computer
   SIGCHECK Display file version no. VirusTotal status & timestamp
   SLEEP    Wait for x seconds
   SLMGR    Software Licensing Management (Vista/2008)
   SORT     Sort input
   SSH      OpenSSH remote login client
   START    Start a program, command or batch file•
   STRINGS  Search for ANSI and UNICODE strings in binary files
   SUBINACL Edit file and folder Permissions, Ownership and Domain
   SUBST    Associate a path with a drive letter
   SYSMON   Monitor and log system activity to the Windows event log
   SYSTEMINFO List system configuration
   TAKEOWN  Take ownership of a file
   TAR      Store, list or extract files in an archive
   TASKLIST List running applications and services
   TASKKILL End a running process
   TELNET   Communicate with another host using the TELNET protocol
   TIME     Display or set the system time•
   TIMEOUT  Delay processing of a batch file/command
   TITLE    Set the window title for a CMD.EXE session•
   TLIST    Task list with full path
   TOUCH    Change file timestamps    
   TRACERT  Trace route to a remote host
   TREE     Graphical display of folder structure
   TSDISCON Disconnect a Remote Desktop Session
   TSKILL   End a running process
   TYPE     Display the contents of a text file•
   TypePerf Write Performance Monitor data to a log file
   TZUTIL   Time Zone Utility
   VER      Display version information•
   VERIFY   Verify that files have been saved•
   VMConnect Connect to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine
   VOL      Display a disk label•
   VSSADMIN Display volume shadow copy backups + writers/providers. 
   W32TM    Time Service
   WAITFOR  Wait for or send a signal
   WBADMIN  Windows Backup Admin
   WECUTIL  Windows Event Collector Utility
   WEVTUTIL Clear event logs, enable/disable/query logs
   WHERE    Locate and display files in a directory tree
   WHOAMI   Output the current UserName and domain
   WINDIFF  Compare the contents of two files or sets of files
   WINGET   Windows Package Manager (coming May 2021)
   WINRM    Windows Remote Management
   WINRS    Windows Remote Shell
   WMIC     WMI Commands
   WPEUTIL  Run WinPE commands
   WPR      Windows Performance Recorder
   WUSA     Windows Update Standalone Installer
   WUAUCLT  Windows Update
   XCACLS   Change file and folder permissions
   XCOPY    Copy files and folders
   ::       Comment / Remark•

Commands marked • are Internal commands only available within the CMD shell.
All other commands (not marked with •) are external commands.
External commands may be used under the CMD shell, PowerShell, or directly from START-RUN.

See also:

A categorized list of Windows CMD commands.
Microsoft Help pages: Windows Commands 8.1-10 / Windows Server 2008-2012
Discussion forum
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