Applies To: Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows XP,Windows Vista,Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2000,Windows Server 2003 R2,Windows 7

You can use the Windows command reference to familiarize yourself with new and enhanced command-line tools, to learn about the command shell, and to automate command-line tasks by using batch files or scripting tools.

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The following sections contain information about the syntax and usage of the command line tools.