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Old 07-20-2006, 08:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ei dis cud be an odd question since DOS is not that so used my question is I nid to open a folder in DOS wid spaces the folder name is Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition if i type [drive]:\cd Microsoft Windows ..... etc it says too many parameters.. mayb its bcoz of the spaces.... if i type dir it displays Microso6 but if i type that it will say invalid blah blah blah how do i open it???
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use the short name E.g. for C:\ program files\ use c:\progra~1\
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The dir listing should be what you need to type so

[drive]:/cd microso6

usually it defaults to ~1 after 6 digits so also Try

[drive]:/cd micros~1
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just put everything in quotes

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cd "c:\program files"
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Quote:
Originally posted by bla!!
just put everything in quotes

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cd "c:\program files"
Thats what occured to me originally but I don't think that works with older versions
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Yeah that doesn't work in 98 "DOS"
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