2013/1/8 Lou godio <lgodio2@gmail.com>
I running MinGW under Windows XP 32-bit

and I do this I execute file C:\MINGW\msys\1.0\msys.bat
 But this file starts MinGW in the directory C:\MINGW\msys\1.0\home\ADMIN

I want it to start MinGW  in directory c:\MINGW ...How can I do this ??

Add the following to C:\MINGW\msys\1.0\home\ADMIN\.profile:
cd /mingw