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    what are the . and .. directories for ??

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    . is the current directory
    .. is the parent directory

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    as in if you where in
    C:WINDOWS>
    and tpyed in
    C:\WINDOWS>cd ..
    you would go to
    C:>
    and . is the directory your in

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    thanks for the info.

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