Create a Folder Which Has a Name That Starts With a Dot(.)

In this blog, you will learn how to create a folder with a name that starts with a dot.

You can't create a folder with a name that starts with a dot (.), in the Windows system. For that, follow the given procedure.

Here, I have opened Santech folder inside E directory.

E directory

I am trying to create a folder with a name starting with dot (.) but I can’t create it and I am getting an error also. See below.

ERROR

But, I can do this using command prompt .

Press-> window + R and click OK.

Open command prompt and make a folder with a name that starts with dot (.)

command prompt

My command prompt is open here.

command prompt

In the below image, I am creating a folder named .Math.

command prompt

Finally, you can see that I have successfully created .Math folder here.

.Math folder