Associates a path with a drive letter. Used without parameters, subst displays the names of the virtual drives in effect.
subst [drive1: [drive2:]Path]
subst drive1: /d
drive1: : Specifies the virtual drive to which you want to assign a path.
drive2: : Specifies the physical drive that contains the specified path (if different from the current drive).
Path : Specifies the path that you want to assign to a virtual drive.
/d : Deletes a virtual drive.
/? : Displays help at the command prompt.
|•||The following commands do not work, or should not be used, on drives used in the subst command:
|•||The drive1 parameter must be within the range 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:UserBettyForms, type:
subst z: b:userbettyforms
Now, 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: