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How to call a dosprogram in the background

How can I call a dosprogramm that runs in the background, no dosbox. And how can I run an other Windowsprogram modal? cheers
juferAsked:
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jhurstConnect With a Mentor Commented:
start /m prog.exe
   
will start the prog.exe in minimized mode.  So you can exec this.
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juferAuthor Commented:
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alexoCommented:
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juferAuthor Commented:
you mean "exec /m prog.exe" ?
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jhurstCommented:
No, I mean START, try it at the DOS prompt without parameters and it will give you instructions.  By the way, this does assume win95/98/NT.

The way in which you cause the START to happen would be with a system()

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