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RASDIAL

RASDIAL (Dial Up Networking)

Manage RAS/DUN connections.

 
RASPHONE

RASPHONE (Dial Up Networking)

Manage Remote Access Service (RAS) connections.
This is a part of the Dial-Up Networking service, typically used to connect a PC to an Internet ServiceProvider.

 
RD

RD

Delete folder(s)

 
RECOVER

RECOVER

Recover a damaged file from a defective disk.

 
REG

REG.exe

Read, Set or Delete registry keys and values, save and restore from a .REG file.

 
REGEDIT

REGEDIT

Import, export or delete registry settings from a text (.REG) file.

 
REGINI

REGINI (Windows7/2008 or XP Resource kit)

Change Registry Permissions.

 
REGSVR32

REGSVR32

Register or unregister a DLL.

 
REM

REM

In a batch file REM at the start of a line signifies a comment or REMARK, alternatively adding :: at the start of a line has a similar effect.

REN

REN

Rename a file or files.

 
REPLACE

REPLACE

Replace one file with another (both having the same filename).

 
Reset Session

RESET SESSION / RWinSta

Reset (delete) a Remote Desktop Session.

 
RMTSHARE

RMTSHARE.exe (NT 4 Resource kit - download)

Manage File and Printer shares, local or on a remote server.
Although missing from recent Resource kits, the old version appears to work fine under Windows XP/2003.

 
ROBOCOPY

ROBOCOPY.exe

Robust File and Folder Copy.
By default Robocopy will only copy a file if the source and destination have different time stamps or different file sizes.

 
ROUTE

ROUTE.exe

Manipulate network routing tables. Route packets of network traffic from one subnet to another by modifying the route table.