Open an MS-DOS prompt using drag-and-drop

It's easy to start a DOs program by using drag-and-drop. Just follow these five steps.

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It's easy to start a DOs program by using drag-and-drop:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.

  2. Open a CMD shell.

  3. Drag the DOS-file (e.g. *.bat).

  4. Hold the mouse button down and drop it in the CMD shell.

  5. Press ENTER and it runs!

This was first published in September 2003

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