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I'm trying to run cmd in min mode, like cmd /k start notepad && exit.

I tried c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe /k start /min notepad && exit.

But it opens the cmd and then opens notepad. What can I do to minimize cmd automatically?

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Are you running this from a batch file? –  CharlieRB Dec 5 '11 at 14:35

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You could try Hidden Start, seems to be free for personal use.

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If you dont want the command prompt to linger at all you can use

cmd /c start notepad

If you want to keep it a command prompt minimized under notepad you can use

cmd /c start /min cmd /k notepad
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