1. David Bohannan's Avatar
    When I search with Google I get commands list and no switches ...using help/? Does not give me enough detailed info..
    I am 56 and just learning windows. I want to learn ms-dos and dos .Just to learn something new..thanks
    fin11 and ven07 like this.
    02-20-2019 09:59 AM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    Hiya David,

    Funnily enough, I've also been on a MS dos binge lately :D sooo for the commands, just start up cmd (I'm assuming you've found out all the nifty ways to start it by now) > type in 'help' without the quotations and this will provide you with a list of all the commands.

    You can go one step further by asking for an explanation of every command. For example, the very first command I get is 'Assoc', which is just short for associations. If I want to get an explanation of what assoc does and what kind of commands I need to enter to get the information I want, I would just simply type 'assoc /?'. Again, without quotations. The '/?' is simply another way of saying/typing 'help'.

    You can head over to YouTube and look for John Hammond. He has a tutorial series for cmd. Has about 95 vids I think :)

    Welcome to the forums and good luck on your new journey
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    02-20-2019 10:20 PM
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    02-23-2019 05:48 AM

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