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Was successful in using hstart, works on Windows 7 but not on Windows 8.

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There's Task Scheduler in Win 7/8 Control Panel/Admin tools – Sam Axe Jan 24 '13 at 1:50
@Dan-o - Though it's hard to get the Task Scheduler to run something without a visible window. Used to be you could do it on W98, I think, but they put took away the obvious option on Vista. – Daniel R Hicks Jan 24 '13 at 3:03
@Luke, No errors at all. It seems that hstart is not compatible with Windows 8. – Amareswar Jan 24 '13 at 18:26
@Dan-o Task Scheduler do has option called "Run in background" but the command prompt is showing up even that option is checked. It is same is Windows 7 also. Don't have idea why that option is for. – Amareswar Jan 24 '13 at 18:27
I don't know anything about hstart, but this looks like a great alternative:… – Sam Axe Jan 24 '13 at 18:46

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