This command creates a directory.

MKDIR path
MD path


  • path
    Specifies the name for the directory that you want to create.


MKDIR creates any intermediate directories in the path that do not exist already. For example, if the \b directory does not exist, then mkdir \b\b\c\d is the same as:

mkdir \b
chdir \b
mkdir b
chdir b
mkdir c
chdir c
mkdir d

See Also

Command Processor Commands | Command Processor Shell

 Last updated on Thursday, April 08, 2004

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