subst

Associates a path with a drive letter. If used without parameters, subst displays the names of the virtual drives in effect.

Syntax

subst [<drive1>: [<drive2>:]<path>]
subst <drive1>: /d

Parameters

Parameter Description
<drive1>: Specifies the virtual drive to which you want to assign a path.
[<drive2>:]<path> Specifies the physical drive and path that you want to assign to a virtual drive.
/d Deletes a substituted (virtual) drive.
/? Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

Examples

To create a virtual drive z for the path b:\user\betty\forms, type:

subst z: b:\user\betty\forms

Instead of typing the full path, you can reach this directory by typing the letter of the virtual drive followed by a colon as follows:

z:

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