More (Recovery Console)

What is the More Command?:

The more command is a Recovery Console command used to display the contents of a text file on your computer screen.
The more command can be used interchangeably with the type command.
A more command is also available from the Command Prompt.

More Command Syntax:

more [drive:][path] filename
drive = This is the drive letter that contains the filename.
path = This is the folder or folder path that contains the filename.
filename = This is the name of the text file that you want to display the contents of on screen.

More Command Examples:

more kb885835.log

In the above example, typing the more command followed by the kb885835.log file name will show the contents of the file on screen.
Since I didn’t give any drive: or path information, the more command will display the contents of the kb885835.log file that’s contained in the folder that I happen to be in.

more c:windowssystem32spupdwxp.old

In this example, the more command is used to show the contents of the spupdwxp.old file located in the c:windowssystem32 folder.