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Not able to access path of mobile phone in cmd

I'm kind of new at CMD so please go easy on me. I am trying to copy files from my mobile phone via robocopy in CMD as the regular copy/paste doesn't support some of the features of robocopy I'd like ...
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Modifying the System Path variable from cmd

I am trying to modify my system Path value.I need this as I am doing an upgrade of the S/W and the users need to have access to the old and new system. I provide them with a toggle button which will ...
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forslash as the default path separator in windows?

Since windows now accept the forslash "/" as a path separator in addition to its default backslash path separator, so that bothc:\windowsand c:/windows are valid paths (though the former is ...
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“Filename or extension too long” for move, but it isn't

I'd appreciate some insight as this is driving me nuts.I have a folder on a network share: \\host.example.com\Share\Path\Container1\FolderI am trying to move that folder to a new location on the ...
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How I get my command prompt to show just the name of the folder I'm in (not the whole path))

In a command prompt window (terminal), how can I get my prompt to be just the current folder?e.g.prompt $p $ggives:C:\Users\Robin >But I want it to just show:Robin > UPDATE: As @...
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Path empty, after relocating the user data folders

A few days ago, I relocated my user data folders ("C:\Users\Me\Documents", "C:\Users\Me\Downloads", "C:\Users\Me\Videos", etc.). I set the new location to "D:\Documents", "D:\Videos", etc, to save ...
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Running executables through Windows CMD without specifying entire path

I am trying to open Windows System32 executables through the Windows Command Prompt (CMD) interface. For the purposes of simplicity, suppose we want to open the Calculator app. In the System32 ...
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In-path executables not found when called from “Open command window here” console

I uses several CLI tools such as curl, ipcalc, perl, php, wget, etc.When opening a command prompt either via the Start menu or "Run..." > cmd I can invoke theses tools just by giving their name:...
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How do I replace PATH Environment variable items to double quote those which have spaces?

I am looking for a short command which I can execute in the Windows 10 command shell (cmd) or in powershell or in git-bash for Windows, which would replace PATH Environment variable items to double ...
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Vagrant ruby path issues with cmder

I recently installed cmder, a terminal that is more customizable / visually easier than windows command prompt.When I run a command like vagrant ssh in cmder, I get this error:Exec error: exec: "...
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executable program is not recognized by cmder even though I have added its directory to system PATH

Recently I installed Pandoc and added its install directory to my system PATH. But I found that I can execute the program only in the system cmd, not in cmder. I reinstalled the cmder program and ...
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Adding to PATH system variable using a bat file

I want to run a .bat file once and add multiple values to my path environment variable. I'm having all sorts of problems with it.Well, first, I want this file to check if any entries are already on ...
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When are quotes added to a file or folder path when dragged into a cli?

Like a CLI noob does, I often change directories by using the dragging the target folder into a command prompt to get its path.What's annoying, however, is that the path isn't wrapped in quotes, ...
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Windows path and semicolon

In Windows 8.1 I have an environment variable LATEX equal to C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64and the path variable set to %JAVA_HOME%\bin;%ANT_HOME%\bin;%LATEX%The problem is ...
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How to start an application in a given directory, using other as its working dir?

For a system we are deploying for our customer we need to run the setup executable from %temp% and have it use for the installation, files in another directory. This cannot be solved at the ...

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