This command displays or sets the date.

DATE [\TT] [date]


  • \TT
    Specifies that the DATE command should output the current date without prompting for a new date.
  • date
    Specifies the date that you want to set.


Use DATE without parameters to display the current date and a to display a prompt for a new date. Press the ENTER key at the prompt to keep the same date.

See Also

Command Processor Commands | Command Processor Shell

 Last updated on Thursday, April 08, 2004

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