Running a C++ Application from the Windows Command Prompt

1. Checking your setup. It’s important to read the Before You Begin section at to make sure that you’ve copied the book’s examples to your hard drive correctly.

2. Locating the completed application. Open a Command Prompt window. To change to the directory for the completed GuessNumber application, type cd C:\examples\ch01\GuessNumber\Windows, then press Enter (Fig. 1.7). The command cd is used to change directories.


Fig. 1.7. Opening a Command Prompt window and changing the directory.

3. Running the GuessNumber application. Now that you are in the directory ...

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