Find all jpgs on the PC (DOS command)

for %f in (c) do dir %f:\*.jpg /s /p
there is no explicit find command in DOS you can create a batch file with this one and find all jpegs on the C drive ... note: if creating a batch file "find.bat" the syntax changes to: for %%f in (c) do dir %%f:\%1 /s /p you can then use find *.jpg
Sample Output
1 File(s)         46,482 bytes

 Directory of c:\doctemp\dx381

05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append10.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,467 append11.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM            43,968 append12.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append13.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,430 append14.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,430 append15.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append16.jpg
               1 File(s)         46,482 bytes

 Directory of c:\doctemp\dx381

05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append10.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,467 append11.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM            43,968 append12.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append13.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,430 append14.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,430 append15.jpg
05/31/2007  12:57 AM             1,414 append16.jpg
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What Others Think

Its called cygwin.
nitehawk · 493 weeks and 1 day ago
yeah cygwin takes only a few hours to install on most PC's ... I'm going to go through that trouble when needing to find something on someone else's computer .... "uh... excuse me ...mind if I install cygwin on your pc" .... just say that to any M$ system admin or any one who owns a PC!!! by the way nitehawk ... I also down voted your commands :D
copremesis · 493 weeks ago
You are a dick and non-*nix commands suck.
sirlewk · 492 weeks and 4 days ago
Tell me sirlewk .... what does Linus Torvalds' dick taste like? tell you what ... I'm going to throw in some commodore 64 commands just for the sake of it. They will be much more useful than your commands & comments.
copremesis · 492 weeks and 2 days ago

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