Windows 8.1 - How to copy the result of a MS-DOS command

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Windows 8.1 - How to copy the result of a MS-DOS command


To copy the results of the command prompt window, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the command prompt (Windows + X > Command Prompt)
  • Type your command
  • Right-click on the command prompt window and select Mark.
  • Move the cursor (click) at the beginning of the line you want to copy.
  • While holding the Shift key down, highlight the text you want to copy.
  • Press CTRL + C and then paste in a text editor.
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