| pause | Suspends processing ..

software | Windows |


H:>pause
Press any key to continue . . .

H:>pause /?
Suspends processing of a batch program and displays the message
    Press any key to continue . . .
H:>pause
Press any key to continue . . .

Pause
Suspends processing of a batch program and displays a message
 prompting the user to press any key to continue.

source :
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/ntcmds.mspx?mfr=true