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Windows Vista™ Inside Out by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Using Commands

In most respects, entering commands or running programs at the Windows Vista command prompt is the same as using the command prompt of any other operating system—MS-DOS, OS/2, Unix. If you’ve used one command prompt, you’ve used them all. Every operating system has a command to delete files, another to display lists of files, another to copy files, and so on. The names and details might differ, but it’s the same cast of characters.

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