Exit

 

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Exits the Cmd.exe program (the command interpreter) or the current batch script.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

exit [/b] [<ExitCode>]

Parameter

Description

/b

Exits the current batch script instead of exiting Cmd.exe. If executed from outside a batch script, exits Cmd.exe.

<ExitCode>

Specifies a numeric number. If /b is specified, the ERRORLEVEL environment variable is set to that number. If you are quitting Cmd.exe, the process exit code is set to that number.

/?

Displays help at the command prompt.

To close the command interpreter, Cmd.exe, type:

exit
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