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LABEL + Modifying Volume Labels

Allows you to modify, add, or delete a volume label.


PC-DOS 3.0+

MS-DOS equivalent: LABEL (3.0+)




[d:][path] LABEL [ld:][volumelabel]


[d:][path] Specifies the drive letter and path that

contain the LABEL command file.

[ld:] Specifies the drive letter of the disk

you wish to label.

[volumelabel] Specifies the label to be used to

identify the disk. The volume label can

contain up to 11 characters.



labels the disk in drive B as OCTSTMTS.


Cannot LABEL a Network drive

You cannot change an existing volume label or create a new one

for a network drive.


If you do not specify a label with the command, you will be

prompted for the label or for whether you want the existing label

to be deleted:

Volume in drive x is xxxxxxxxxxx

Volume label (11 characters, ENTER for none)?


[For related topics, press R]


ASSIGN Command

CHKDSK Command

FORMAT Command

SELECT Command

SYS Command

VER Command

VOL Command

See also:

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