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Hi
I am runnig an application and wud like to use
cmdline "start thispage.html" or ..

But NT/2000 use cmd.exe

and win95/98/ME uses start  

How can I tell the when to use cmd.exe  or start ???



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Have alook at the property:
System.getProperty("os.name")
And see if it reports a difference.

Personally I use the following command to start the browser up under Windows:

rundll32 url.dll,FileProtocolHandler http://www.xyz.com

I think it should work in all versions.
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by:shyamkumarreddy
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TLTEO
1.  Start will work in all windows to my knowledge.
2.  anyway to start browser. this command will work in all WIndows OS.

    "explorer http://msn.com"

Will open the Internet Explorer.

Thanks
Shyam
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by:shyamkumarreddy
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TLTEO
1.  Start will work in all windows to my knowledge.
2.  anyway to start browser. this command will work in all WIndows OS.

    "explorer http://msn.com"

Will open the Internet Explorer.

Thanks
Shyam
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