Microsoft DOS cls command

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About cls
Availability
Cls syntax
Cls examples

About cls

Cls is a command that allows you to clear the complete contents of the screen and leave only a prompt.

Availability

The cls command is an internal command and is available in the below Microsoft operating systems.

All Versions of MS-DOS
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows ME
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10

Cls syntax

CLS

Cls Examples

cls

Running the cls command at the command prompt would clear your screen of all previous text and only return the prompt.

Additional information

  • See our clear definition for further information and related links on this term.