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Tell me about Microsoft DOS lock and
unlock command
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selcinor304 days ago


Microsoft DOS lock and
unlock command

About lock and unlock
Availability
Lock and unlock syntax
Lock and unlock examples
About lock and unlock
Lock allows a user to lock a drive, enabling
direct disk access for an application.
Unlock allows a users to unlock a drive,
disabling direct disk access for an application
Availability
The lock command is an internal command
that is available in the below Microsoft
operating systems.
Windows 95
Windows 98
Lock and unlock syntax
LOCK [drive:]
drive: Specifies the
drive that needs
to be locked.
UNLOCK [drive:]
drive: Specifies the
drive that needs
to be unlocked.
Lock and unlock examples
lock c:
Lock the C: drive'
When typing the above command you will
receive the below prompt.
WARNING: The LOCK command enables direct
access by programs that can CORRUPT file
names and DESTROY disk data, resulting in
the loss of files on your disk.
Are you sure (Y/N)?
unlock c:
Unlock the C: drive
Note: If an errors is indicating that a
process cannot continue because the hard
drive is locked the unlock command cannot
resolve these error messages.

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