cd /d d:\Windows

Directly change directory without having to specify drive letter change command

In the Windows cmd.exe window, you can change the directory using cd, but if you need to go to a directory on another drive, you need to type in the drive letter and colon first (e.g. d:). With the /d on cd, you don't need this intermediate step. cd /? Tested on Windows XP
Sample Output
Z:\piyo
>cd /d d:\windows

D:\Windows
>.\notepad.exe

-2
By: piyo
2009-02-13 16:06:48
cd

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That's a strange path. I've never seen Unix paths like that.
ozymandias · 481 weeks and 1 day ago
Hello, ozymandias: http://twitter.com/codeinthehole/statuses/1301202206 "@chrisclymer Sorry about the community's behaviour - your windows commands are most definitely appreciated on #commandlinefu" I will tag this one as "windows"
piyo · 479 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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