How big is that file?

You are working at the windows command prompt, and you need to know the size of a file on the hard drive. Which of these commands would provide you with this information?

A) chkdsk

B) format

C) dir

D) edit

E) Do we have ice cream?

The answer: C) dir

The dir command can display a list of files and their sizes.

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