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DOS Commands

A Complete List of MS-DOS Commands

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Smartdrv

The smartdrv command installs and configures SMARTDrive, a disk caching utility for MS-DOS.

Sort

The sort command is used to read data from a specified input, sort that data, and return the results of that sort to the MS-DOS prompt, a file, or another output device.

Subst

The subst command is used to associate a local path with a drive letter. The subst command is a lot like the net use command available in Windows except a local path is used instead of a shared network path.

The subst command replaced the assign command beginning with MS-DOS 6.0.

Sys

The sys command is used to copy the MS-DOS system files and command interpreter to a disk. The sys command is used most often to create a simple bootable disk or hard drive.

Time

The time command is used to show or change the current time.

Tree

The tree command is used to graphically display the folder structure of a specified drive or path.

Type

The type command is used to display the information contained in a text file.

Undelete

The undelete command is used to undo a deletion performed with the MS-DOS delete command.

Unformat

The unformat command is used to undo the formatting on a drive performed by the MS-DOS format command.

Ver

The ver command is used to display the current MS-DOS version number.
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