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one click - launch multiple apps

I would like to create a script/icon that can launch at least two windows programs and launch two MSDOS programs also.
I've tried making a batch file and it successfully launches the 2 windows programs, and 1 of the 2 MSDOS programs, but the next MSDOS program never gets launched.  
Does Win98 have some scripting that could handle this?
Thanks.

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Calibus
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Calibus
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SemperPhiCommented:
if you have windows 98 use the

START.EXE in front of the command...
it should work in batch file... i've
done it with my own autorun.inf files
as well on my cd's.
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SemperPhiCommented:
also the command.com /c filename

should work...
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bchewCommented:
Try "calling" the dos programs.  That is, in your batch file use:
call <program1>
call <program2>
instead of just using
<program1>
<program2>

The "call" causes one batch program to run another and return.  Without it, the first program "exits" when the second starts, ignoring whatever remains in the first program.

Bert
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CalibusAuthor Commented:
the start command works great!
Thanks a heap!!
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