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What is the difference between CMD and BAT?

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W. Mocroft

W. Mocroft

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Answered Aug 29, 2019

Are you familiar with what CMD and BAT are? If not, then you should know that these two are file extensions. These extensions will work so that they can do the command that they are set out to do the moment that they are chosen.

Are you familiar with what CMD and BAT are? If not, then you should know that these two are file
The BAT file extension is considered to be older as compared to CMD. BAT and CMD also come with some similarities like the fact they are both created by Microsoft, and they can be used for different Windows programs. The BAT file extension can be used for command.com while CMD can be used for CMD.exe. You can decide which file extension is better for what you are trying to develop.

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Malcolm Carneal

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Answered Jun 27, 2019

There is no big difference between CMD and BAT because they are serving the same purpose. CMD and BAT are files extension. They are used to set an automatic command for files which need to be carried out repeatedly. They operate in the form of a programming language which makes them to serve their functions without any interruption.

There is no big difference between CMD and BAT because they are serving the same purpose. CMD and
CMD and BAT share a lot of similarities and have just few differences. The BAT extension is an old file type compared to CMD. BAT was developed by Microsoft and it is made in such a way that it works for DOS, and you can also use it in Windows. CMD extension was developed by Microsoft and it works for Windows NT command script. The BAT extension was primarily created to be able to interact with COMMAND.COM and later it was developed to interact with CMD.EXE. But CMD file extension can only interact with CMD.EXE.

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