Explorer UNC from CMD

Monday, October 13, 2014

How to explorer UNC folders from command line.   If you try to explorer UNC from cmd, you will get error : "CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories."   so, how can I explorer ?? Simple, using PUSHD command. c:\>pushd "\\SERVER\Shares\Information Technology" PUSHD will create a temporary drive letter that points to that specified network resource and then change the current drive and directory, using the newly defined drive letter.  Temporary drive letters are allocated from Z: on down, using the first unused drive letter found. . How to  delete temporary drive letter  ? simple - run popd.exe command. POPD Will delete any temporary drive letter created by PUSHD.      
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