JSI Tip 1163. CD to LFN causes error?


When you try to issue a CD (Change Directory) to a LFN (Long File Name), you receive one of the following:


   Too many parameters

   Parameter format not correct

   Invalid directory
One reason could be that you are using Command.com.

Use CMD.exe.

Change your Command.com shortcuts to be CMD.exe shortcuts.

If you still receive the error, use either of the following methods:

1. Use the short name (Dir <Drive>\ParentFolder /x /ad).

2. Type CD \LFN or CD /D "<Drive:>\LFN".

3. Type Pushd \LFN or Pushd "<Drive:>\LFN".

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