In Windows, if you have the shortcut in your taskbar, right-click the “Anaconda Prompt” icon, you’ll see:
- Anaconda Prompt
- Unpin from taskbar (if pinned)
- Close window
Right-click on “Anaconda Prompt” again.
Add the path you want your anaconda prompt to open up into in the “Start In:” section.
Note – you can also do this by searching for “Anaconda Prompt” in the Start Menu. The directions above are specifically for the shortcut.
Go to Start and search for “Anaconda Prompt” – right click this and choose “Open File Location”, which will open a folder of shortcuts. Right click the “Anaconda Prompt” shortcut, choose “Properties” and you can adjust the starting dir in the “Start in” box.
If you want to access folder you specified using Anaconda Prompt, try typing
cd means Change Directory.
Just Type the Drive Location you want to work with: This worked for me!
For example you want to change to D drive in windows:
If you want to change to particular folder in the drive:
In both: Anaconda prompt and the old cmd.exe, you change your directory by first changing to the drive you want, by simply writing its name followed by a ‘
F: , which will take you to the drive named ‘F’ on your machine. Then using the command
cd to navigate your way inside that drive as you normally would.