VOL: Displays a disk volume label and serial number.


... The examples for the command "VOL"
... "VOL" Excerpt from Microsoft Windows Help
... Important information, tips for the "VOL" command

The command: "VOL" is on Windows 11, 10, .. available

The examples for the command "VOL"

The `VOL` command in the Windows Command Prompt is used to display the name of the disk (volume). Here are some examples: Example 1: Displaying the volume name of the current drive:

VOL

Description: This command displays the volume name of the current drive. Example 2: Display the disk name for a specific drive (e.g. drive C:):

VOL C:

Description: The name of the data carrier for the C: drive is displayed here. Hints: 1. The `VOL` command usually outputs a simple string representing the name of the volume. For example, the output could be "Volume in drive C: is Windows". 2. The output of `VOL` depends on the drive's file system. Different drives may display different information. 3. `VOL` is useful for displaying the name of a drive on the command line. It is often used in batch files or scripts to extract information about the current drive. 4. If the current drive is not specified, the volume name for the current working directory is displayed. Example 3: Use in a batch script:

@ECHO OFF
VOL
REM rest of the batch script

Description: This example displays the disk name at the beginning of a batch script. Example 4: Use with a variable in a batch script:

@ECHO OFF
SET drive=C
VOL %Drive%:
REM rest of the batch script

Description: Here the volume name for the C: drive is displayed in a batch file with a variable. It is important to note that `VOL` is typically only used to display information about disks and does not make any changes to the system.

"VOL" Excerpt from Microsoft Windows Help

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19045.3693]
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Displays the disk volume label and serial number, if they exist.

VOL [drive:]

Important information, tips for the "VOL" command

There are a few points to note when using the `VOL` command in the Windows Command Prompt: 1. Simple Disk Name Display: The `VOL` command prints the disk (volume) name for the specified drive. The output can be a simple string representing the name.

   VOL C:
   
For example, "Volume in drive C: is Windows" is displayed. 2. Drive letter required: To use `VOL`, you must specify a drive letter as an argument. Otherwise, the current working directory will be used by default.

   VOL D:
   
3. No changes to the system: `VOL` is a command that displays information but does not make any changes to the file system or disk. It is safe to use it to display the name of a disk. 4. Use in scripts and batch files: `VOL` is often used in scripts and batch files to extract the name of the current disk and perform actions based on it.

   @ECHO OFF
   SET drive=C
   VOL %Drive%:
   REM rest of the batch script
   
Here the disk name for the C: drive is displayed in a batch file with a variable. 5. Output may vary depending on system: The exact output of `VOL` may vary depending on the Windows system used and the file system of the drive. It could also depend on the permissions the user has on the drive. 6. Part of Windows Operating Systems: `VOL` is a built-in command in most Windows operating systems and typically does not require any additional software to be installed. 7. Return current volume name: If no drive letter is specified, `VOL` will display the volume name for the current working directory.

   VOL
   
The volume name for the current drive is displayed here. It is important to emphasize that `VOL` is generally safe to use and is intended to display information. It does not perform any actions that affect the file system or disk.


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