Microsoft DOS

Introduction

MSDOS stands for Microsoft Disk operating System. It is a popular operating system developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is an TUI (Text user Interface). All commands & correct syntax has to keep in mind & all are in text form.

Some of the common commands are described below:

dir : used to open & display any directory (folder)

c:\>dir

time : displays current time

c:\>time

date : displays today's date

c:\>date

cls : makes the screen clear

c:\>cls

copy : allows user to copy file in different location

c:\>copy aaa bbb or

c:\>copy aaa d:

del | erase : it delete the files

c:\>del aaa

md : makes a new directory

c:\>md ram

cd : change any folder to directory

c:\>cd ram

rd : remove directory

c:\>rd ram

ver : displays the version of MS-DOS

c:\>ver

exit : close the DOS mode

c:\>exit