Why won't the CD and CHDIR commands work in Windows 2000's Recovery Console?

A. The CD and CHDIR commands let you change the current directory at the command prompt. However, in the Recovery Console, the following commands don't work:

Changing drive and path
cd/d <drive>:\<path>
chdir/d <drive>:\<path>

Move to parent folder
cd..
chdir..

Move to the root of the drive
cd\
chdir\

To work around this problem, you must add a space between cd or chdir and the parameters (e.g., cd.. won't work in the Recovery Console but cd .. will). Just remember, this space isn't required at the Windows command prompt but is mandatory when you're working from the Recovery Console.

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