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My Vista machine is opening .bat files with Notepad. How do I get it to run the .bat files instead? What application do I assign .bat files to?

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If you go to Explorer, and go to Tools, Options, and click the File Types tab, you can scroll down and see .BAT. Associate it with cmd.exe.

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