Getting USB Mass Storage Devices Working in DOS

There are a variety of reasons you may need to access USB mass storage devices (hard drives, CD-ROM drives, etc.) from a DOS prompt. Perhaps you’re trying to run some disk repair software like SpinRite or trying to save an image of your main hard drive to an external drive in Symantec Ghost or maybe you just can’t give up DOS! In any event you may be surprised to find out that DOS has not been left behind when it comes to USB storage though you will need a good understanding of how DOS drivers work and some time to make it all work. I would suggest looking at the following sites for more assistance and instructions:
USB DOS Resources
Computing.Net – DOS mass storage driver USBASPI.sys
Bootdisk.Com – DOS USB Drivers

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