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MSDOSDATA

The MSDOSDATA environment variable defines where certain DOS utility programs look for their data files. Defining this variable can make it easier to keep programs and data separate on your hard disk. Defining the variable can make it easier also to run these utility programs from a network using individual configuration files.

The most convenient place to define the MSDOSDATA variable is in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file with a SET command. Here's an example:


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