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Guest Post @ Lawyerist: Index Digital Docs in 10 Seconds Flat with DOS

Guest Post @ Lawyerist: Index Digital Docs in 10 Seconds Flat with DOS post image

Unless otherwise noted, all instructions and screenshots are from Microsoft Office for Windows.

Sometimes the latest tools aren’t necessarily the greatest. Case in point: it turns out that humble DOS, that pre-Windows dinosaur, is a much better choice when you need to get a comprehensive list of files that are on, say, a CD or DVD. If you’ve just been handed a disk or flash drive chock-full of discovery documents (or anything else), and you need to get a handle on what’s there, click here for a little show and tell on how you can use this forgotten tool from the 1980s to make short work of a directory listing.

by Deborah Savadra

I spend an inordinate amount of my time playing with computers and attempting to explain technology to lawyers and law office staff. It's not always easy, but someone's got to do it.

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