For your second command, you will learn how to change your working directory. To change directory, use the
In Command Prompt, type
CD .. and press enter.
In the above screenshot, I typed
cd .. and my working directory changed from
C:\Users\Kristofer\Documents\test to the directory above,
C:\Users\Kristofer\Documents. Now I can use
dir to see all the files and folders in this directory. If I want to go back to my test folder, I can type
If you are in your file system root directory, for example
H:\, then you can’t go up a directory. See the directory contents and go down somewhere instead.
If you want to change to a directory with a space in the name, surround the name with quotation marks. For example:
cd "my folder with spaces".
Before moving on, navigate around your folders using
cd and seeing their contents with