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Although you may not use it on a daily basis, DOS can be very handy from time to time. We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to DOS. You'll find cheat sheets listing specifications, cabling information and more. Do you have a favorite DOS cheat sheet? Let us know!

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  • DOS Commands -- From the book "DOS the Easy Way," this cheat sheet provides complete information about all current DOS commands and examples of their use.
  • DOS and Linux Commands -- Many Linux commands you type at a shell prompt are not that different from the commands you would type either in MS-DOS or in Windows (from the MS-DOS prompt). This reference lists common commands used at the MS-DOS prompt in Windows 9x, and in Linux, as well as a basic example of how the command is used at the Linux shell prompt.
  • DOS Cheat Sheet -- This Docstoc.com reference lists and explains batch file commands, command syntax, NTFS and more.
  • MS-DOS -- This Word document explains important concepts for running MS-DOS.
  • DOS to FreeBSD Cheat Sheet -- This cheat sheet offers a list of commands available on Microsoft's DOS and Windows platforms and the equivalent command on FreeBSD.

 

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