Cmd command get current directory location

If you want to know the current location, in which folder or directory you are while using Windows CMD (Command Line Interface), you can make use of cd command,

Command: cd - This command can be used to displays the name of or to change the current directory.



Know Current Location in CMD
Know Current Location in CMD

If you want to print the current location in a Shell Script you can wrap the cd with percentage sign example %cd%,


D:\Games>echo "Current Location is %cd%"
"Current Location is D:\Games"
@echo off

set location=%cd%
echo Your current dir is %location%
Your current dir is C:\Users\C2c\Desktop
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