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I seem to be having a problem accessing directories. When I am in privileged mode and type cd system, the operating system does not recognise the "cd" command. How do I change directories?

Also, when I save my running configuration to the startup configuration, switch the router off, then on again I am back to the basic setup, which suggest thr router cannot locate the startup file. Can I get round this problem so that I don't have to go through the same configuration setup each time I turn the router on?

Peter
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Try to reset your router to factory default setting.
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps5187/products_tech_note09186a00802017a1.shtml
Above is the link to reset router to default factroy setting.
And to save config belowis the  link
http://www.fantek.org/cisco/wpbascom.htm

All issues will get resolved.
"cd" is the right command to change directories

Surely the issue will be resolved

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I have gone through the above but I still cannot execute the commands!! I still receive the Invalid input detected at the cd entry.

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what is the exact command your typing in priv. mode
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cd system
 then I receive the message Invalid input detected at cd marker
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have you tried " cd ?"
Also this problem arises due to config not saved in nvram
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Yes, I've tried cd ? but it comes back with Unrecognized command.
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Also are you sure that such foler "system" exits in that location
Check the name of directory if caps are used while naming the  directory
 
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Check out this article also if you have done some firmware upgrades
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Routers/Q_21704100.html

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Hello,
sounds like your IOS image may be corrupt. Buy a new IOS image from your reseller and upgrade your IOS. With a bit of luck, that might resolve your problems.

Hope I helped ;)
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