DOS Assign

DOS Assign

An early external DOS command used to reassign drives when programs were written to work with specific drives. For example, if an install program on a floppy disk required the drive to be A:, the Assign command assign a=b would assign drive B to A. The Assign command was eliminated in Windows 95.
References in periodicals archive ?
Logical drives are the drive letters DOS assigns to physical data storage devices.
At this point, DOS assigns the logical drive the next available letter in sequence.
When you create the RAM drive, DOS assigns it the next available letter.