|Developer(s)||DR, Microsoft, IBM, Toshiba, ReactOS Contributors|
|Initial release||March 1983|
|Operating system||MS-DOS, PC DOS, MSX-DOS, FlexOS, SISNE plus, OS/2, eComStation, ArcaOS, DR DOS, ROM-DOS, 4690 OS, PTS-DOS, Windows, FreeDOS, ReactOS|
In some operating systems,
vol is a command within the command-line interpreters (shells) such as
cmd.exe. It is used to display the volume label and volume serial number of a logical drive, such as a hard disk partition or a floppy disk, if they exist.
The command is available in various versions of DOS, DR FlexOS, IBM/Toshiba 4690 OS, IBM OS/2, Microsoft Windows, and ReactOS.
On MS-DOS, the command is available in versions 2 and later. Paragon Technology Systems PTS-DOS 2000 Pro also includes a
dir command also displays the volume label and serial number (if it has one) as part of the directory listing.
The command is also available in the EFI shell.
Drive:This command-line argument specifies the drive letter of the disk for which to display the volume label and serial number.
volcommand displays the volume labels consecutively.
[C:\]vol C: The volume label in drive C is OS/2. The Volume Serial Number is 0815:1611.
C:\Users\root>vol C: Volume in drive C is Windows Volume Serial Number is 080F-100B
In the example above, if drive C: has no volume label, "has no label" is shown instead of "is Windows".