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Term Definition
FC

FC.exe

Compare the contents of two files or sets of files. Display any lines which do NOT match.

 
FINDSTR

FINDSTR

Search for strings in files.

 
FOR /F

FOR /F

Loop command: against a set of files - conditionally perform a command against each item.

 
FOR /F

FOR /F

Loop command: against the results of another command.

 
FORFILES

FORFILES.exe (Native command in Vista/Windows7/2008, via Resource Kit for XP)

Select a file (or set of files) and execute a command on each file. Batch processing.

 
FORMAT

FORMAT.com

Format a disk for use with Windows.

 
FREEDISK

FREEDISK (Windows Server 2003/2008/2012)

Checks to see if a specified amount of disk space is available.



FSUTIL

FSUTIL.exe

File and Volume specific commands, Hardlink management, Quota management, USN, Sparse file, Object ID and Reparse point management

 

FTP

FTP

File Transfer Protocol. (Not Secure, for Secure FTP utilities see the links page.)

 
FTYPE

FTYPE

Display or change the link between a FileType and an executable program