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Windows 7: Cannot change drive in command prompt using CD

24 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7
Cannot change drive in command prompt using CD

When I try to switch to D drive it stays in C:

C:\Users\Valdis>cd d:

C:\Users\Valdis>cd D:\Downloads

C:\Users\Valdis>cd d:


Feels stupid to ask this question.. I checked cd Change Directory which confirms that I was doing it correctly. Any idea what could be a reason for this?

Ahh, stupid.. I just had to type the drive without CD to change it..

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24 Sep 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Voldemarz,

You could do this by just typing D: and pressing enter.

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24 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7

yeah, i realized that just after the post
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24 Sep 2011   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

No problem. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

cd /D D:\Downloads
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