If you try to
cd to a network drive from the Windows CMD, you will get the following error:
CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories
cd command in CMD you can use a
pushd command, that creates a drive mapping to the network share and then changes into a path relative to the share it creates.
In PowerShell you should be able to
cd to a network drive without any errors as it natively supports UNC paths and the
In this small note i am showing how to
cd to a network drive from the Windows CMD and fix the error: “CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories“.
‘CD’ to Network Drive
Change a directory to a network drive in CMD:
C:\> pushd \\path\to\share
Change a directory to a network drive in PowerShell:
PS C:\> cd \\path\to\share