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Chapter 10. Working with System Informat... > Loading a Secondary Command Processo...

Loading a Secondary Command Processor

The COMMAND command enables you to load a second copy of COMMAND.COM, the system's command processor. Many programs load this processor automatically when they enable you to go to a DOS command prompt without exiting the program. Although you might not have much need to load another command processor in your everyday use of DOS, you might want to do so from within a batch file so that you can run another program in its own environment.

Issuing the COMMAND Command

The syntax for COMMAND is shown here:


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