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Command Prompt (also known as cmd.exe, cmd) is a Windows program found in all windows versions that can be used to execute commands (for example ping google.com will ping the Google website, and taskkilll /F /IM iexplore.exe /T will forcefully terminate the Internet Explorer application.

The Command Prompt is also found in other operating systems, such as ReactOS and Linux.

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