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Accessing My Documents from command prompt


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FCCAGut

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How do I access My Documents from command prompt? Seeing if I can run a program inside the command prompt to run.
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You need to learn the file and folder name conventions for ms-dos, how to properly shorten the names. You use the first six letters of the name with a tilde ~1, ~2, etc. for the first, second, and so on, files with those first six letters. You may find it a lot easier just to put the .exe in a folder in the root of the drive with a short name.
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also...when issueing paths in either CMD or the run box...if the path has a space....you need to put the whole path in ""

so "my documents" would be

"c:\documents and settings\<User Name>\my documents\"

also...a little known fact....if you open up a folder in explorer...then open up a command prompt...you can run a program (or at least drop the full path to it) into the command prompt by just dragging that file over to the command window...
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