SELECT [d:] [d:][path][country code][keyboard code]
Purpose: Formats a disk and installs country-specific information
keyboard codes In DOS Version 6, this command is stored on the DOS
SELECT transfers country-specific information, such as date and time
a country. After the target disk is formatted, the program transfers the
CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files. Then the contents of the source disk
transferred to the target disk. For more information on country codes,
The source disk may be either drive A or drive B. If you do not enter
designations, drive A will be assumed to be the source disk and drive B
If you select a fixed disk as the target drive, the program will prompt
type the correct label for that disk. If you enter the wrong label, the
process is terminated. If you enter the correct label, the program will
this second warning:
WARNING, ALL DATA ON NON-REMOVABLE DISK
DRIVE D: WILL BE LOST!
Proceed with Format (Y/N)?
If you type N, the SELECT process will be canceled. If you type Y, the
disk will be formatted, erasing all the data currently stored on the
country code - This is a three digit code to indicate the country
information stored in the COUNTRY.SYS file (or a replacement file).
keyboard code This is a two character code to indicate the keyboard
used. For more information, refer to the KEYB command.
To create a new DOS disk in drive B with country-specific information for
select a: b: 850 sp
A warning will be displayed, giving you a chance to cancel the disk
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