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Microsoft DOS fasthelp command

fasthelp commandAbout fasthelp
Fasthelp syntax
Fasthelp examples

About fasthelp

Command that provides instant access to all of the MS-DOS commands, giving you a brief on each command; may not work in some versions of MS-DOS.


The fasthelp command is an external command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems as fasthelp.exe.

MS-DOS 6.0 and above

Note: Fasthelp was a command only available through MS-DOS. After the release of Microsoft Windows 95, fasthelp has no longer been available.

Fasthelp syntax

Provides help information for MS-DOS commands.

FASTHELP [command]

command - displays help information on that command.

Fasthelp examples


Display the help on most DOS commands, giving you a brief on each.

Additional information

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