Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP OEM Upgrade
Displays a list of the files and subdirectories in a directory. The dir command with the parameters listed below is only available when you are using the Recovery Console. The dir command with different parameters is available from the command prompt.
Dir also lists the disk's volume label and serial number, and the total number of files listed, their cumulative size, and the free space (in bytes) remaining on the disk. For each file and subdirectory, dir lists the file name extension, the file size in bytes, the date and time the file was last modified, and the following file attributes, if applicable:
Note: Dir only operates within the system directories of the current Windows installation, removable media, the root directory of any hard disk partition, and the local installation sources.
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