If you're in the C:\DATA> directory now, and you want to go to the C:\WORDS> directory, you would type:
Switch back to the root directory by typing:
C:\DATA>cd \words change to WORDS
C:\WORDS> prompt has changed
cd \words means
CHANGE TO ROOT then WORDS
cd \ words
Subdirectories Subdirectories are directories subordinate to your main directories. The following example shows two subdirectories (subfolders) that are attached to the WORDS directory.
C:\WORDS>cd \ change to root directory
C:\> prompt has changed
CHANGE TO ROOT
For more on directories and subdirectories, look up DOS directories. Switching Drives To switch from one drive to another, type the drive letter and colon as in the following examples:
C:\>d: change from C to D D:\> prompt has changed to show new drive Switch to A: D:\>a: change from D to A A:\> prompt has changedRemember! Don't forget the colon. The letter A by itself would be a file name, not a drive ID. The a: identifies the A drive. To review...
DOS is a master control program that lets you run a program and manage files.
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