Need help connecting to js-basics folder in command prompt

There seems to be a step missing in the Java Script in Node section (The Ultimate Java Script Mastery Series-Part One).
The instructions are to go to the command prompt and find your js-basics folder. The only thing you see on screen is tutorial screen is:
js-basics $

This doesn’t help me find the folder, nor does tying out C:\Users\billb\Desktop\js-basics in the command prompt. I keep getting …“is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.” As a response.

Can someone explain to me how I can navigate tot the folder, please?

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I have figured out how to get to the folder in windows command prompt, but none of the instructions given by Mosh work. I don;t know if it is because he is on a Mac and I am on windows, but just typing js-basics $ does nothing but give an error.

Kept watching past his instructions to get Node running, only to find out we weren’t using it. Myself and another person spent 2 hours trying to figure why it wasnt working, only to learn it wasn’t going to be used in this course. I am confused why this was even here, but grateful I can move past it and keep learning.


I figured it out from another post about the same topic. He is doing it on mac so this is maybe the reason he is using the dollar sign $. If you’re on windows like me you don’t need to use the $. You just have to type node index.js and the ‘Hello World’ is executed.