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Naim Driss
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Joined: May 16, 2008
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Hallo everybody!


I typed by the shell the command: cd C:\java, it show this error:the system cannot find the specified commad. I also updated the PATHvariable.


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Larry Frissell
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I assume that you are following the Java Tutorial here which says Enter cd C:\java

If so, it is possible you missed one of the previous steps which provided instructions to create the directory C:\java and save the hello program to that file.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Naim,
In addition to confirming that you installed Java to that directory, can you confirm that you are Windows. Most people use "shell" when talking about Linux or UNIX - which wouldn't have a c: drive in the first place.


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