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How to make a Windows Command Prompt (aka DOS window) automatically run a batch file at start?


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A tip to automatically run a batch file when start a Windows Command Prompt (aka DOS window)

  1. [Assume the console is to be started by clicking a shortcut to cmd.exe]
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  3. 1. Right click the shortcut, and select Properties
  4. 2. On the Command Prompt Properties dialog, select the Shortcut tab.
  5. 3. On the Shortcut tab, locate a field labed Target:. add " /u /k path-to-bat " after "...cmd.exe", where path-to-bat here should be replaced by the path to the batch file to be automatically executed.

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