# Windows: `Which` Equivalent – CMD & PowerShell

The `which` command in Linux is used to identify the location of executables.

The `where` command is a Windows `which` equivalent in a command-line prompt (CMD).

In a Windows PowerShell the alternative for the `which` command is the `Get-Command` utility.

In this note i will show how to find paths of executable commands in Windows.

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## Find Executables – Windows ‘which’ Equivalent

Find the location of an executable command using Windows command-line prompt (CMD):

`C:\> where command_name`

Find the path of an executable command using Windows PoweShell:

`PS C:\> Get-Command command_name`