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current directory

The disk directory (folder) the system is presently working in. Unless otherwise specified, commands that deal with disk files refer to the current directory and current drive. Also known as the "working directory."
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to include Novell's eDirectory as the default directory server
A new Quick Configuration Utility has also been added to the FTP application that utilizes entries in pull-down menus to store host, username, password, and default directory information.
When a web browser executes the virus from the remote web server, the virus infects all files in the local web browsers cache and copies them to the computers desktop, since the default directory is the computers desktop.