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doskey is the Windows cmd.exe equivalent of the Unix alias. '$*' means 'all parameters'
This example is like alias l='ls -alrt': it will display files from oldest to newest, for one or more directories.
doskey /MACROS list macros defined for cmd.exe, like 'alias' list aliases defined for the current Unix shell.
Useful to quickly get back to the Windows root directory of the current drive from a sub-directory within that drive.
Works also without space between 'cd' and backslash: 'cd\' or 'cd \' have the same effect