You can find the Edlin.exe program in the %systemroot%\System32 folder on a Windows 2000 Server installation. However, you can also start the program from the command line by entering edlin.
To edit a file with the Edlin.exe program in Windows, open a command console, and issue the following command:
Replace <file> with the actual filename, whether existing or new, that you want to edit. To get help with specific Edlin.exe subcommands while editing a file, enter ? at the prompt.
The Edlin.exe program can come in handy. However, if you're not familiar with its uses, you'll likely find Notepad, WordPad, or another GUI-based text editor much easier to use.
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