[Windows] Basic file management commands using command prompt

Command-Prompt-iconTodays, people do file management easily using Windows Explorer. But, do you know, you can do these task using command line ( line of command to perform a task). It was used in DOS Operating System (most using Windows nowdays). So, let’s begin.

  1. Open command promt (Start > Run > Type “cmd”) or from Start Button
  2. Here’s the command :
    Copy    : Copies one or more files to another location. The syntax is : copy
    Move    : Moves files and renames files and directories. The syntax is : move
    Dir        : Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory. The sysntax is : dir
    Mkdir    : Creates a directory. The syntax is : md
    Rmdir    : Removes (deletes) a directory. The syntax is : rmdir
    Ren       : Renames a file or files. The syntax is : ren

Here the screenshots


That’s it. Hope it helps 🙂




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