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Unread 27-01-2010, 12:33 PM   #1
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Please use these commands cautiously, some of the commands can erase data and/or erase data without warning.
ATTRIB ,
The command is short for ATTRIB -a -h -r - s *.* (removes all attributes of a file).
DIR ,
This lists all files including hidden files, does not work in Windows 95 / 98 / NT / 2000.
DIR ...
Lists all directories that do not have extensions. In Windows 95 / Windows 98 will list the contents of the directories previous to the directory currently in.
DOSKEY /APPEDIT
Utilize doskey functions in MS-DOS command utilities such as edlin and debug.
FDISK /MBR
Recreates the Master Boot Record See CH000175 for additional information.
FDISK /PRI
See FDISK Page for additional information.
FDISK /EXT
See FDISK Page for additional information.
FDISK /LOG
See FDISK Page for additional information.
FDISK /Q
Prevents fdisk from booting the system automatically after exiting fdisk.
FDISK /STATUS
Shows you the current status of your hard drives.
FORMAT /AUTOTEST
Formats the hard drive without any prompting.
FORMAT /BACKUP
Like /AUTOTEST but it will ask you for a volume label.
FORMAT /Z:n
Command used with FDISK supporting FAT32, used to specify the cluster size in bytes where n is multiplied by 512.
MEM /A or /ALL
Adds a line into the MEM command tells the available space in HMA.
SET DIRCMD=0
Will make all directories hidden however still accessible, to get them back SET DIRCMD=
SHARE /NC
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TRUENAME
When placed before a file, will display the whole directory in which it exists.
VER/R
Tells you the Revision and if DOS is inHMA
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Nice tips.
Have forgotten most of them.
Reminds me of the good old time.........
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Can anyone here write me a virus on Notepad that can completely wipe off EVERYTHING on someones computer?

and can you send me a way to get on youtube and facebook from school,keepp in mind all proxies are blocked including the https ones.

and they remove the all programs stuff from the start option
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Re: MS-DOS secret and/or unknown commands

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Can anyone here write me a virus on Notepad that can completely wipe off EVERYTHING on someones computer?

and can you send me a way to get on youtube and facebook from school,keepp in mind all proxies are blocked including the https ones.

and they remove the all programs stuff from the start option
if u mention any legal reason frnds will help you.
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