In DOS, the main directory of your hard disk is called the Root directory. In Windows Me/98, it is referred to as the Local Disk IC] / IC]. All the directories ,we get the DOS version 7.0. These DOS versions however, do not carry extra features for the users and are similar to version 6.22.
If your PC has a DOS version lower than 6 then the commands introduced in the 6th version cannot be used. However, all the commands introduced in a previous version will work in the latter version, i.e. all commands of version 6 will work in version 6.22
under the Root directory form the sub-directories. The directories under the sub-directories form the sub-sub-directories, and so on. All the directories present under the Root directory form its branches like the roots of a tree. Directories contain files, programs, etc. The Root directory is indicated by a backslash (\) in DOS. The structure in which the Root directory and all its sub-directories are arranged is shown in.
The Root directory IC \] contains the following:
• Two independent files (A and B)
• Four sub-directories. namely Windows, My Documents, DOS and Program Files.
The Windows sub-directory has two sub-sub-direc¬tories. namely Desktop and Start Menu.
The Program Rles sub-directory has two sub-sub¬directories namely Microsoft Office and Accesso¬ries.
The Desktop sub-sub-directory contains one sub¬sub-sub-directory namely Online Services and one file JAN1.