Type: Internal (1.0 and later)
DATE DATE mm-dd-yy
Purpose: Displays current date setting and provides a way to reset the date.
You can enter the DATE command alone and the program will prompt you when to enter the date. You can also enter the date at the same time you enter the date command. Either way, you must enter the date in the following format: The date you set will be used by DOS to ³date stamp² files that are created or modified. This date will be shown when you use the DIR command to display information about files. You can specify the numbers to set the date at the same time you enter the DATE command or you can enter the command alone and the program will prompt you to enter the date.
Example When you enter
date if the current date is set the program will display Current date is Sat 10-31-1998 Enter new date (mm-dd-yy): Press Enter to leave the date as it is, or type in the date using the format shown. Be sure to enter one or two numbers to indicate the month, then a hyphen, one or two numbers to indicate the day of the month, another hyphen, and one or two numbers to indicate the year. For example, to set the date at October 31, 1998, enter
Update Note: Keep in mind that your motherboard and especially its BIOS needs to be Year 2000 compliant!