no Desktop in cmd dir

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2020-09-07T06:23:34.677+00:00

There is no Desktop when I type "dir" in my command prompt.

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why is this?

I am following the python lecture, and got stuck b/c of this.

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  1. Michael Russo 6 Reputation points
    2021-05-16T23:52:26.707+00:00

    cd OneDrive

    Desktop should pop right up after this command

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  2. Castorix31 65,791 Reputation points
    2020-09-07T07:05:16.743+00:00

    Desktop is a virtual folder and can have any location
    You can check in the registry at :
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders
    value :
    Desktop

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  3. Candy Luo 12,451 Reputation points
    2020-09-08T06:37:44.043+00:00

    Hi ,

    Please first check if you can see desktop in the GUI. As the picture below:

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    If not, as Castorix31 said, just check the location in registry:

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    Best Regards,

    Candy

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