how to change directory using Windows command line
cd has a parameter
/d, which will change drive and path with one command:
cd /d d:\temp
Another alternative is
pushd, which will automatically switch drives as needed. It also allows you to return to the previous directory via
The "cd" command changes the directory, but not what drive you are working with. So when you go "cd d:\temp", you are changing the D drive's directory to temp, but staying in the C drive.
Execute these two commands:
D: cd temp
That will get you the results you want.
Just type your desired drive initial in the command line and press enter
Like if you want to go L:\\ drive,
L: or l: