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Windows 7: How to "cd" to a dir with cyrillic/russian folder name?

23 Aug 2010   #1

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How to "cd" to a dir with cyrillic/russian folder name?

I have an english Win7 Home Premium.
On my system I have a sub-sub-dir with cyrillic folder name.

How can I change into this folder in CommandPrompt?

When I copy the full path from WinExplorer and type/paste it in CommandPrompt like:

D:\tmp>cd "D:\data\??????????"

then this is not possible because the cyrillic chars are replaced by "?" and CommandPrompt Win7 does not recognize the folder.

How else can I get into such a folder?


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23 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Can you rename the folder to an English name?
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23 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

In the command prompt just type CD and press <TAB> repeatedly till you get the folder name.
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