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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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Running Commands

Winv-7.4.1, WINV-7.4.2

Besides running Windows Vista programs, you can also enter commands and run programs written in MS-DOS. MS-DOS stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System. MS-DOS, or DOS, employs a command-line interface through which you must type commands at a command prompt to run different tasks. A character such as a > or $ appears at the beginning of a command prompt. Each DOS command has a strict set of rules called a command syntax that you must follow when expressing a command. Many commands allow you to include switches and parameters that give you additional control of the command.

Run a Command

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