Azhar Hussain

Get Dll from GAC Using SUBST Command

Published on February 28, 2012

To copy dll file from GAC use Windows DOS Prompt and type following command and press enter.

"SUBST Z: C:\Windows\Assembly”

where Z is the is use as a Network Drive Letter. Make sure that the drive letter you are using in SUBST command exists in your system.

This command will create a virtual drive “Z” and this drive will have the internal view of GAC
Go to My Computer and you will see the Drive named “Z:”
Now to delete this drive, run this command on command prompt.


This will delete the Z: drive.

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