Associates a path with a drive letter. If used without parameters, subst displays the names of the virtual drives in effect.
For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.
subst [<Drive1>: [<Drive2>:]<Path>] subst <Drive1>: /d
|<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.|
The following commands do not work and should not be used on drives that are specified in the subst command:
The Drive1 parameter must be within the range that is specified by the lastdrive command. If not, subst displays the following error message:
Invalid parameter - drive1:
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: