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I need some help with a set command. In the good old days of DOS I had a command in my autoexec. bat file that Alphabetized & placed directories before the files when you did a “dir” command. I remember it had a “g”, “n” & an “o” in it. Does any one know how to write this command?
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Hi Steven3
Don't know about writing in the autoexec
If you typein C:>dir/o then press enter this will do what you want and if you need to pause the screen then

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You can do that using doskey.

For Windows 95/98:

Click start > click run > type sysedit and click ok > add doskey dir=dir /on $* to the autoexec.bat file > save it and restart your PC.

For DOS:

Type cd\ and press enter > type edit autoexec.bat and press enter > add doskey dir=dir /on $* > press alt+f > press x and press enter > reboot the PC.

You can add other switches if you wish e.g /w /p etc etc.
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