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    the system cannot find the file specified

    Code:
    ifstream infile;
    
    infile.open("input.txt");
    I have the file saved in my project directory. What could be the problem.

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    Re: the system cannot find the file specified

    The program runs from the Debug or Release folder.

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    Re: the system cannot find the file specified

    ...or any other directory that may have been set as current.
    There are only 10 types of people in the world:
    Those who understand binary and those who do not.

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    Re: the system cannot find the file specified

    With GetCurrentDirectory you can see what your path is.

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    Re: the system cannot find the file specified

    ... and to make you life more simple and secure always use the full path name for your files
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