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Can't cd in cmd.exe to more than 8 characters, i.e. can only cd c:\Progra~1 and not c:\Program Files\etc

Can't cd in cmd.exe to more than 8 characters, i.e. can only cd c:\Progra~1 and not c:\Program Files\etc.

I've tried
C:\>cd Program Files
Too many parameters - Files
I've Tried
C:\>cd "Program Files"
Parameter format not correct -  "Program

I can only do a
C:\>cd Progra~1

C:\PROGRA~1>

Please help as this is doing my head in!

Thanks
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dj_hixxxy
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
1.  Perhaps you are using "command.com"
2.  Perhaps Command extensions are off?
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
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dj_hixxxyAuthor Commented:
You have no idea how much this has been ticking me off! Thanks!!
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