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How to  exit window to DOS in VB5/Win95
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dim ret

       Ret = Dir(WinPath + "\Exit to dos.pif")
       If ret = "" Then 'the file could not be found
                MsgBox "Cannot find " + WinPath + "\Exit To Dos.pif" + Chr(10) + Chr(10) + "Please make sure this file is in your Windows directory", vbCritical 'display an error message
            Else                                                'otherwise
                Ret = Shell(WinPath + "\Exit To Dos.pif", 1) 'execute the pif file
            End If
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