Take Command - Windows Command Prompts
Windows console and command prompt ramblings
The Top 12 Reasons You Should Replace CMD.EXE
The default Windows command processor is CMD.EXE. It is a console application that executes the commands you enter at the prompt and runs simple batch files
You don’t always want what you get!
Back in the early 1990's, JP Software was selling 4DOS (a replacement for the DOS & Windows 3.1 command processor COMMAND.COM), 4OS2 (a replacement for the