Sometimes, we have to use the Microsoft Windows
cmd.exe command line. Maybe it's at a client site or on a user machine where installing PowerShell, Cygwin or Mingw isn't appropriate. Maybe you're on a domain member so locked down by group policy you can't do anything if you want to. Either way, you have to use
cmd.exe, and you're swearing.
I find out about the odd useful command that makes the Windows shell more usable, and I'll be trying to post them here. The first is
forfiles, a basic alternative to
find -exec or