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In the Windows XP command prompt...

I can use chdir to access g:\wamp\bin\mysql\.

I am unable to use chdir to access g:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.1.32.

Does the 5.1.32 need special attention?

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What happens if you try it? – Bobby Jul 2 '10 at 12:36
Are you sure mysql5.1.32 is a directory or is it a file with the extension hidden? – W_Whalley Jul 2 '10 at 14:22
Have you tried cding to G:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5*? – Hello71 Jul 2 '10 at 17:49
mysql5.1.32 is a directory. – user37229 Jul 2 '10 at 19:27
Nothing seems to happen when I try it. I have tried cd g:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5* – user37229 Jul 2 '10 at 19:27

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Try using the short name for the folder. From its parent, enter "dir /x" to show the short (8.3) names for the folder contents. There should be a short name for the folder you want, somewhere in the directory list. Try CD'ing to that. For instance, the short name for "C:\Program files" on most Windows XP systems is "C:\PROGRA~1".

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