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How to create File and Folder in Windows 10 using DOS?

Microsoft Disc Operating System has never lost its value even Windows has seen evolution to Windows 10. Compiled nearly 11,000 times and has revamped its user interface and across all devices from command based MS-DOS. Still Microsoft ships windows with command prompt to run DOS programs.

Sometimes, we may need to create files such as some BAT script or some configuration files, which we can simply create using DOS Command prompt.

Lets open Command prompt

Prompt means “Assist by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.” MS DOS prompt also help you and interfaces with you.

In above line C: (colon) is current drive , (backslash) is symbol for directory (folder), Users is directory name, (backslash) is directory symbol, John is name of folder and > (greater than) is command prompt symbol. This is the place, where you will write command.

1. How to create Folder?

Use following commands to create a folder (directory) in MS-DOS command prompt.

md or mkdir – Make Directory

↵ – Enter Key to execute command.

2. How to create a File?

Use following commands to create a file in MS-DOS command prompt.

Meaning of above commands.

Below is an example using both commands.

CommandPrompt-command Will be back with more on MS-DOS Series. Do not forget to share this article on social media.

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