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Dos Remapping

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I know your all sick of me posting stupid questions about dos, but anyway (:whistling: )

Im sure there is a command for remapping drives (IE remap C to D).
Anyone know what it is?
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Not under DOS. DOS doesn't use fixed drive letters, things are just assigned in the order that they're found with NTFS drives being ignored altogether. Thirty party software will utilise NTFS drives but they'll come up as the first letters after everything else.

The only definite drive letters in DOS are drive A (the disk/drive you're booting off) and Drive B (which is the access point for the floppy if you've booted off a CD). Drive C can be either a CD unit or a FAT formatted drive/partition, and usually Drive D and/or E is a CD unit.

The only real option available to fix a drive letter is for loading CD drivers with MSCDEX, as by default it will map the CDs to the first drive letters it has available.

You can remap key functions or send screen output to anywhere else, but that's about it.
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