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Batch file to save current drive letter into a variable

Posted on 2006-07-13
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I would like to be able to do something like this: command %driveletter% . Any help is appreciated.

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How about using the %cd% variable and set? Seems to work...

set bob=%cd:~0,1%

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Or for NT4 I have had to use this as %CD% doesn't work until 2000 (which therefore works on NT/2000/XP/2003):

for /f "tokens=*" %A in ('CD') do set DRIVE=%~dA
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Hey.

If you are using XP you can use these:

%Homepath%
%Systemdrive%
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