Video title: Basic DOS Commands
|#1 Video 1||Access the DOS prompt. Clicking on Start > Programs >
Accessories > Command Prompt will accomplish this task.
|#2 Video 2||Next, show a list of the directories that are located on the drive. At the
prompt, type dir and then press the Enter key.
|#3 Video 3||Now create the IT directory by using the md [directory name]
or mkdir [directory name] command. At the command prompt, type md IT and then press the Enter key.
|#4 Video 4||Display the newly created IT directory by using the dir command.
Type dir and then press the Enter key.
|#5 Video 5||Change from the C directory to the IT directory by using the cd
[directory name]. Type cd IT at the command prompt. Press the Enter key.
|#6 Video 6||The command prompt should be C:\IT> now. Create another
directory within the IT directory called pcs. Type md pcs and press the Enter key.
|#7 Video 7||Navigate to the newly created pcs directory by using change directory
command. Type cd pcs and press the Enter key. The new prompt should look like this C:\IT\pcs>.
|#8 Video 8||Use the copy con [filename] command to create a file in DOS. After
this command is typed there will be a blank line on the command prompt. Next, type This is an inventory test document. After the text is entered, hold down the Control key (Ctrl) and press the Z key
then press the Enter key. This key combination will end the message and DOS will display 1 file(s) copied.
|#9 Video 9||Use the dir command to display the contents of the pcs directory.
At the prompt (C:\IT\pcs>), type dir and press the Enter key.
|#10 Video 10||Use the attrib [filename] command to display the attribute(s)
for the sample.txt file. Type attrib sample.txt and press the
Enter key. The attributes should look like the following
|#11 Video 11||Change the attributes of the sample.txt file. At the prompt, type
attrib +R sample.txt and press Enter. Then check to see if the changes took effect. Type attrib sample.txt and press the Enter key. The attributes should look like the following
A R C:\IT\pcs\sample.txt.