He writes troubleshooting content and is the General Manager of Lifewire. The Command Prompt in Windows 7 provides access to more than 230 commands. Note: Many Windows 7 Command Prompt commands are similar to classic MS-Ipad dosx.exe commands.
The append command can be used by programs to open files in another directory as if they were located in the current directory. The append command is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 7. The arp command is used to display or change entries in the ARP cache. The assoc command is used to display or change the file type associated with a particular file extension.
The at command is used to schedule commands and other programs to run at a specific date and time. The attrib command is used to change the attributes of a single file or a directory. The auditpol command is used to display or change audit policies. The bcdboot command is used to copy boot files to the system partition and to create a new system BCD store. The bcdedit command is used to view or make changes to Boot Configuration Data. The bitsadmin command is used to create, manage, and monitor download and upload jobs.
While the bitsadmin command is available in Windows 7, it is being phased out. The bootcfg command is used to build, modify, or view the contents of the boot. Bootcfg is available in Windows 7 but it serves no real value since boot. The break command is available in Windows 7 to provide compatibility with MS-DOS files but it has no effect in Windows itself.