This is a small trick that many Dos might already know. The trick just shows you how to run a Dos command and instead of displaying the outputs on the screen, it saves the outputs into a file.
This trick is very helpful when you want to save the result of a dos command to a file to email it or read/print it later. For example, you can print out your network configuration data and email it to a technical support.
simply put a “>” and the destination file at the end of the dos command. Examples:
This command outputs the IP configurations to the file “ipdata.txt” in “C” drive:
ipconfig /all > C:ipdata.txt
This command outputs the “Path” configurations to the file “pathdata.txt” in the floppy drive “A“:
path > A:pathdata.txt
This command outputs help text of the command “copy” to the file “copyhelp.txt” in “C” drive:
copy /? > C:copyhelp.txt