In article <7ikb6.8433$AH6.1360070 / newsc.telia.net>,
GUSTAFSSON ROBERT <0317025435 / telia.com> wrote:
>"Ken Alverson" <Ken / Alverson.com> wrote in message
>news:94keql$e0b$1 / eeyore.INS.CWRU.Edu...
>> > I've got a machine which is a clean install of w2k /prof/ sp1, and it
>has a
>> > command.com image, about 50kb, dated December 7, 1999 FWIW. I would not
>> > recommend using it, but it is there.
>
>> Huh...whattaya know, me too...I thought for sure it wasn't...maybe it's
>nt4
>> that doesn't have it.
>
>Nope. NT4 has it too. For backward compatibility with DOS-programs.
>

The problem I find is that if I use `command.com /c ver` on an NT machine
I get:
MS-DOS Version 5.00.500

and with cmd.exe I get:
Windows NT Version 4.0

That's why I made the backquotes workaround...

Phil