In the MS-Dos operating system, standard system commands are used to carry out various tasks like deleting specific files, changing the directory, listing contents of the specified directory, etc. In effect, they create a convenient user interface. In this article, we provide you with some basic MS-Dos commands to get you started.
Note: In MS-Dos, there is also a help page that opens up once 'type /?' is inserted after the command and this gives additional information about the command.
Here is a list of basic commands that you can use in a DOS prompt (e.g. using a boot disk):
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