Moves one or more files to the location you specify. The MOVE command can
also be used to rename directories.
MOVE [/Y|/-Y] [drive:][path]filename[,[drive:][path]filename[...]]
Specifies the location and name of the file or files you want to move.
Also specifies the name of a directory you want to rename.
Specifies the new location of the file, or the new name of the
directory. Destination can consist of a drive letter and colon, a
directory name, or a combination. If you are moving only one file, you
can also specify a filename if you want to rename the file when you move
it. If you are moving more than one file, the destination must be a
directory name. Moving a file to an existing file overwrites the
Indicates that you want MOVE to replace existing file(s) without
prompting you for confirmation. By default, if you specify an existing
file as the destination file, MOVE will ask you if you want to overwrite
the existing file. (Previous versions of MS-DOS would simply replace the
existing file.) If the MOVE command is part of a batch file, MOVE will
replace the file without prompting you. Specifying this switch overrides
all defaults and the current setting of the COPYCMD environment
Indicates that you want MOVE to prompt you for confirmation when
replacing an existing file. Specifying this switch overrides all
defaults and the current setting of the COPYCMD environment variable.