I distinctly remember, on the computer I had in the 90's, being able to type
cdd D:\bla\bla in the MS-DOS command prompt, to change both the current directory and drive (avoiding having to type
I regularly still type it in the Windows command prompt, which complains that no such command exists. Then I remember I must do it with
cd /d D:\bla\bla.
So it likely means this specific command wasn't actually part of MS-DOS. Did it come from some set of third-party utilities? I remember I might have something like Norton Utilities installed, but I couldn't find information about this specific tool in its Wikipedia page.
Or is my memory weak and I just made this up?
cd /d- it is typed more easily (it's all letters, well distributed between the two hands, without need to shift to the symbols row) and you also get the bonus of
popdto get back to where you were.