The description below is from the book DOS the Easy Way by Everett Murdock Ph.D.
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Type: External (3.0 and later)
LABEL [d:][volume label]
Purpose: Creates or changes or deletes a volume label for a
A volume label may consist of up to eleven characters (the same
are legal for a file name). If you enter an erroneous volume label, the
message Invalid volume label appears, and the system prompts for a
If you use this command without entering a volume label, the program
Input volume label - Up to 11 characters.
Press ENTER only to delete label.
Enter a volume label, or press the Enter key to delete the current volume
To display the current label, use either the DIR or VOL command.
To create the label TESTVOL1-A on the diskette in drive B, enter