Is a bat file same as CMD?BAT files help in starting the big programs in the Windows system and also for the maintenance. CMD has a programming language to run the scripts and is a command interpreter. BAT is a scripting language that has an interpreter. CMD does not run a sequence of commands and hence we can say that CMD is safer than BAT .
How do I run a .bat file?
- Step 1 − Open the command prompt (cmd.exe).
- Step 2 − Go to the location where the . bat or . cmd file is stored.
- Step 3 − Write the name of the file as shown in the following image and press the Enter button to execute the batch file.