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Windows 7: Open Multiple Files one click - simple bat/batch file

10 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Open Multiple Files one click - simple bat/batch file


I have a simple batch file to load multiple files with one click, but it's not working.

When I run it, it simply very quickly pops up the cmd dialog, which quickly disappears, and nothing is loaded.

I've tried 'running as administrator' - same problem.

File is xxxxx.bat

I've even tried the fail safe:

start /d C:\Windows\System32\calc.exe

and that doesn't work, so it's not a error in my paths... for some reason, it just won't load...

Worked in XP fine...

Is there a different technique in 7?

Basically, end result, want to open two programs with one click (one icon on taskbar).


My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7

stripped out /d switch, and it now works fine...

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