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Bcc55 invalid directory

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    Bcc55 invalid directory

    When i try to access my bcc55 folder through command prompt. It says its an ivalid directory. Could someone point me in the right direction.

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    First, for the Bcc55 to work you need to put it in local disk...is it there?
    You ended that sentence with a preposition...Bastard!

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    lol my bad. and yes it is in local disk.

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    is that the dragon reborn as in the wheel of time
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    I suggest posting what you are typing into the command prompt; the mind readers took this century off.

    Tim S.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blakedillard9 View Post
    is that the dragon reborn as in the wheel of time
    Bloody ashes, yeah! That was fast!

    Yeah, can you show what you're typing.
    You ended that sentence with a preposition...Bastard!

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    cd\ (enter)
    cd\borland (enter)
    cd\bcc55 (enter)

    After i hit enter following the bc55 it says invalid directory. Sorry about my previous lack of information im new at this. Also ive tried checking my path in my enviromental variables, and I went over the read me text file a couple of times and repeated the steps to see if anything changed. I have all the files in said file saved in the bcc55 folder.

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    lol, yeh thats one of my favorite book series. Also, I dont know if this helps any ,but when i type in bcc32 in the command prompt to get a list of command tools it says bcc32 is not recognized as an internal or exterenal command, operable program or batch file. Yesterday when i typed in bcc32 the list of command tools came up. Then i started having the problem were on topic with now. So i started the whole trial and error process of repeating the steps in the readme text file all night last night. Now today i cant get the command tools to show up either.

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    First, why Borland C++ 5.5, when there are so many better options out there? Especially since you don't seem to have a clue how to work at the command prompt. Every time you type a \ immediately after a cd command, it means "go back to the root directory of the current drive, then go to the folder specified".

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    Omg. after my last post i went and deleted everything and started from the beggining downloading everything again. Honestly i dont know what a better choice would be i googled computer programming tutorials and that was what was suggested. I started off on youtube learning how to make batch files and vbscripts. I got tired of doing that and wanted to learn more. your absolutley rite tho i know very little about command prompt ,but im trying to learn and im open to suggestions.

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    What would be the right compiler to go with?

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    The answer to your original question was that there is a difference between
    Code:
    cd bc55
    which was right and
    Code:
    cd \bc55
    which was wrong (because it looks for bc55 at root level, rather than as a subdirectory of your current directory).

    As to a good compiler, you can get VS Express for free (which I find a bit fiddly, but some people seem to like) or MinGW (optionally plus Code::Blocks for an IDE). There are others available if you wish to spend money.

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    hehehehe. It worked thanku so much. should i stick with this compiler or go ahead and download code blocks.

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