Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)

Part 3 of a Complete List of CMD Commands Available in Windows 8

This is the third part of a 3-part, alphabetical list of commands available from the Command Prompt in Windows 8.

See Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands Part 1 to start at the beginning.

append - ksetup | ktmutil - time | timeout - xwizard


The timeout command is typically used in a batch or script file to provide a specified timeout value during a procedure. The timeout command can also be used to ignore keypresses.


The title command is used to set the Command Prompt window title.


The tlntadmn command is used to administer a local or remote computer running Telnet Server.

The tlntadmn command is not available by default in Windows 8 but can be enabled by turning on the Telnet Server Windows feature from Programs and Features in Control Panel.


The tpmvscmgr command is used to create and destroy TPM virtual smart cards.


The tracerpt command is used to process event trace logs or real-time data from instrumented event trace providers.
The tracert command is used to show details about the path that a packet takes to a specified destination. More »


The tree command is used to graphically display the folder structure of a specified drive or path.


The tscon command is used to attach a user session to a Remote Desktop session.


The tsdiscon command is used to disconnect a Remote Desktop session.


The tskill command is used to end the specified process.


The type command is used to display the information contained in a text file.


The typerperf command displays performance data in the Command Prompt window or writes the data to specified log file.


The tzutil command is used to display or configure the current system's time zone. The tzutil command can also be used to enable or disable automatic Daylight Saving Time adjustments.


The unlodctr command removes Explain text and Performance counter names for a service or device driver from the Windows Registry.


The vaultcmd command is used to create, remove, and show stored credentials.


The ver command is used to display the current Windows version.


The verify command is used to enable or disable the ability of Command Prompt to verify that files are written correctly to a disk.
The vol command shows the volume label and serial number of a specified disk, assuming this information exists. More »


The vssadmin command starts the Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command line tool which displays current volume shadow copy backups and all installed shadow copy writers and providers.


The w32tm command is used to diagnose issues with Windows Time.


The waitform command is used to send or wait for a signal on a system.


The wbadmin command is used start and stop backup jobs, display details about a previous backup, list the items within a backup, and report on the status of a currently running backup.


The wecutil command is used to mange subscriptions to events that are forwarded from WS-Management supported computers.


The wevtutil command starts the Windows Events Command Line Utility which is used to manage event logs and publishers.


The where command is used to search for files that match a specified pattern.


The whoami command is used to retrieve user name and group information on a network.


The winrm command is used to start the command line version of Windows Remote Management, used to manage secure communications with local and remote computers using web services.


The winrs command is used to open a secure command window with a remote host.


The winsat command starts the Windows System Assessment Tool, a program that assesses various features, attributes, and capabilities of a computer running Windows.


The wmic command starts the Windows Management Instrumentation Command line (WMIC), a scripting interface that simplifies the use of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and systems managed via WMI.


The wsmanhttpconfig command is used to manage aspects of the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service.
The xcopy command can copy one or more files or directory trees from one location to another. More »


The xwizard command, short for Extensible Wizard, is used to register data in Windows, often from a preconfigured XML file.

Did I Miss a Command Prompt Command?

I tried to include each and every command available within the Command Prompt in Windows 8 in my lists above but I certainly could have missed one. If I did, please let me know so I can add it.