Command Prompt (Cmd.exe)
Cmd.exe is the command prompt application for Windows.
The command prompt in Windows has long been known for being underpowered compared to operating systems such as Linux.
You can create scripts known as "batch files" that run under the cmd.exe process and allow you to perform numerous commands at once. These scripts could be used for common system administration tasks. (todo: include example here)
You can run a number of alternate shells under cmd.exe including Cygwin, to provide a "linux" environment and allow you to run many linux packages.
The command prompt in earlier versions of Windows was command.com instead of cmd.exe.
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