Differences Of The Computer System

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c) The output I received from “dir /O” was the same I received when I used the “dir /L” command. One of the differences between the two commands is that one returned the subfolders in lowercase (L) and the other in uppercase (O). The “dir /O” command returns the subdirectories inside my work directory in sorted order, but in this case there wasn’t much difference because Windows sorted out this specific subfolder by default. As I looked deeper into the output, I found another difference between one command and the other. When I used the “L” command, the return displayed the document “57 untitled-1.py” before the “videos” directory, as opposed to the “O” command that displayed the “.py” file in the end of the list. The reason behind this is…show more content…
For example the command “dir /s /w /p” would list all the files and folders in the current directory and the subfolders after that, one page at a time. Since my current directory is “Chris” the output to this command displayed more information than I can share. I will share just a sample of the entire output. d) dir (No file or subfolder was found during the execution of the command. I believe the reason to this is that the OS blocks any access to that folder. If files or subfolders are modified the OS could stop functioning.) After multiple tries I have realized that none of the nine commands work. One of the reasons why is that “absolute path” and “relative path” are invalid commands. There has to be another way to navigate through absolute and relative paths than with the commands used in this exercise. Also, this exercise is misleading because the result of a command depends of the location of the current directory and the directory to begin from is not specified in the instructions. Also, I don’t need a command to know what the absolute and relative paths are in any case given. In number 1 for example, the entire address constitutes the absolute path: “C:\WINDOWS\Web”. In this case since I am working in the “Web” directory, the relative path would be “Windows\Web”. The absence of the slash makes a difference when determining whether the path is absolute or relative. Below is a screenshot that justifies my way of thinking. 1- Functions of the
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