Bringing cryptic command lines to Windows

Raymond Chen


The CMD.EXE batch language

can be awfully cryptic
but for those who miss the richness of command lines like

kill -1 $(ps -ef | grep inetd | grep -v grep | tr -s " " | cut -f2 -d " ")

or bursts of line noise masquerading as a pipeline of
“find”, “sed”, and “awk” processes,

Microsoft Windows Services for Unix
is available for

free download


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