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  1. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 7
    windows 1o
       07 Feb 2016 #11

    Dang. I have the command prompt but it doesn't recognize users
    I go to c:\>users and get 'users' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
    ??
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,990
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       07 Feb 2016 #12

    Joemcdonald59 said: View Post
    Dang. I have the command prompt but it doesn't recognize users
    I go to c:\>users and get 'users' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
    ??
    You are not typing command correct
    C:
    then CD c:\users
    then dir

    3 separate commands
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  3. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 7
    windows 1o
       07 Feb 2016 #13

    I feel like a dummy. I enter c: (enter) and get c:\ from that I enter cd c:\users and it tells me the system cannot find the path specified.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,990
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       07 Feb 2016 #14

    Joemcdonald59 said: View Post
    I feel like a dummy. I enter c: (enter) and get c:\ from that I enter cd c:\users and it tells me the system cannot find the path specified.
    Ok their is a space between cd AND c:\users
    cd c:\users
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,990
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       07 Feb 2016 #15

    If you still can't find the users dir....from dos prompt....then either its deleted.....or I'm out of ideas

    If you can see your C:\ after typing c: Try typing dir that should show you all your directories
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  6. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 7
    windows 1o
       07 Feb 2016 #16

    Thanks but not there. I am going to get a tech in who has helped before. This has convinced me to have a boot disk or something. I will ask the tech if he can help.
    I do appreciate the attempt to help!
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,990
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       07 Feb 2016 #17

    Joemcdonald59 said: View Post
    Thanks but not there. I am going to get a tech in who has helped before. This has convinced me to have a boot disk or something. I will ask the tech if he can help.
    I do appreciate the attempt to help!
    Ok if and when you get your computer fixed. MAKE an Image Backup to a 2nd drive, use a program like Macrium Reflect. This will give you insurance incase you have future problems. This is a Free program. Good luck, Mike.
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  8. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 342
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 32-bit 10586
       07 Feb 2016 #18

    Joemcdonald59 said: View Post
    I feel like a dummy. I enter c: (enter) and get c:\ from that I enter cd c:\users and it tells me the system cannot find the path specified.
    If you started the computer with command prompt it's probably not called C: you will have to find the drive and do a
    Code:
    C:dir
    command if your not sure if you have the right drive.

    Also the Users folder has a capital U
    Code:
    C:Users
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,990
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       07 Feb 2016 #19

    sml156 said: View Post
    If you started the computer with command prompt it's probably not called C: you will have to find the drive and do a
    Code:
    C:dir
    command if your not sure if you have the right drive.

    Also the Users folder has a capital U
    Code:
    C:Users
    If you read the users reply msg# 13 he entered c: and then saw his C:\ prompt.
    Does not matter if the U is upper or lower case. Try it yourself, I have.
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  10. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 342
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 32-bit 10586
       07 Feb 2016 #20

    Just tried I always thought I would get an error message if not typed the exact way it was spelled, Maybe I am confusing it with Linux. I also found out today that if you press the Tab Key you can cycle threw the folders or programs and open them by pressing the Enter Key.
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