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MS DOS commands not working?

By Mynn ·
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Alright so I am an absolute beginner at this so please keep it simple.
I am trying to open a file on Windows Command Prompt. I am using a software called PLINK (for GWAS) and my code looks like this:

C:\Users\bb17ttg>plink --bfile /raw --hardy --out raw

I have tried everything: writing the entire path of the file; copying the file onto the path; changing the working directory (which I haven't managed either). I am at a complete loss with this. What am I doing wrong?

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MS DOS commands not working?

by markwilliams8mw In reply to MS DOS commands not worki ...

Somewhere in that path string you should see this string (exactly)...
;%SystemRoot%\system32;
Or, if it is at the end of the path string, the trailing semicolon may be missing. If you don't see that string (exactly), then you don't have a path to the system32 folder, in which case, just add that string to the end (without the trailing

Set a restore point first so you can restore back if you get it wrong.

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