MS-DOS and Windows command line msbackup command
Msbackup is a later MS-DOS application that enables users to backup the data on their computer. The Windows version is known as mwbackup.
MS-DOS 6.0, 6.2, 6.21, and 6.22 users can still find the older backup file on the MS-DOS 6.0 and 6.22 supplemental disk.
Msbackup and mwbackup are external commands that are available for the following Microsoft operating systems as msbackup.exe and mwbackup.exe.
MS-DOS 6.0, 6.2, 6.21, and 6.22 syntax
msbackup [setup_file] [/bw] [/lcd] [/mda]
|setup_file||Option setup file that can be used to specify what files to backup.|
|/bw||Run msbackup in black-and-white mode.|
|/lcd||Run msbackup in LCD screen mode.|
|/mda||Run msbackup in monochrome mode|
The example above would run MSBACKUP. Because this program is now menu driven, there are not many switch options available.
- See our backup definition for further information and related links on this term.