DOS Does Windows


Let's suppose that you know you can open up a file from the Start Menu button by simply clicking on the Start, then select the RUN command and type the name of a file such as mydoc.doc which will automatically open up MS Word 95/97/2000. 
Now let's try the same thing at the DOS prompt.  Follow these commands:



This technique also works with viewing the contents of any folder on your hard drive.  For example, at the DOS prompt:




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