Appendix B. Using the Windows Vista Command Prompt


In Internet circles, a holy war is a never-ending debate on the merits of one thing versus another, in which people use the same arguments over and over, and nobody’s opinion budges even the slightest bit one way or the other. Common holy war topics include liberalism versus conservatism, pro-choice versus pro-life, and neatness versus sloppiness.

Operating systems cause frequent holy war skirmishes, with most battles pitting either Macintosh against Windows or Linux against Windows. Years ago (I realize I’m dating myself here), the mother of all operating system holy wars was DOS versus Windows, ...

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