What are the top 10 Windows CMD commands?

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What would the top 10 CMD commands if someone were to list them?

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  • ToddN2000
    Are you talking general commands from the DOS command prompt or have a specific purpose in mind like directory, networking, FTP ?
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  • FTClark

    Strange question? Homework? Test?

    echo
    rem
    for
    call
    pause
    goto
    rd
    del
    copy
    set
    if
    md

    is my 10 up yet?

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  • ToddN2000

    let's add

    CD

    DIR

    PING

    FTP

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  • guslepe
    I'm an I.T and need to brush up on CMD don't use it too much beside IPCONFIG /ALL

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  • AndreaF
    Darn - ipconfig would have been my first offering!

    tracert & exit, otherwise anything on my top 10 list has already been listed ;-)
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  • orangehat
    just a few i use:
    tree
    netsh
    more
    ipconfig
    route
    >>     to redirect output to another program or to a file.
    * to complete a cd. i.e. cd progr* to go to first directory that matches (program files)
    subst     

    I also use a number of linux cmds that windows does not natively have that it should have.
    http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/
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  • Subhendu Sen
    It depends according to ur necessity. There r lots of commands.... use as per ur needs.
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