Batch Language Reference (Expand)
Windows Command Lines
Other Command Line Utilities
Expand [-r] Source [Destination]
-r = Rename expanded files (valid for files compressed with -r switch)
Source = The source file. It may be multiple files; wildcards may be used.
Destination = The destination file or directory. If source is multiple files and -r is not specified, destination must be a directory. For this parameter, wildcards may not be used.
Expands one or more compressed files.
Expand d:\i386\hal.dl_ c:\windows\system32\hall.dll
The above command expands the compressed version of the hall.dll file to the proper directory on the local computer.
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