Directly change directory without having to specify drive letter change command

cd /d d:\Windows
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
>cd /d d:\windows


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

What Others Think

That's a strange path. I've never seen Unix paths like that.
ozymandias · 673 weeks and 2 days ago
Hello, ozymandias: "@chrisclymer Sorry about the community's behaviour - your windows commands are most definitely appreciated on #commandlinefu" I will tag this one as "windows"
piyo · 671 weeks and 6 days ago
seofox · 10 weeks and 1 day 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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