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Prevent Vista Task Scheduler from opening a command window when running a program.

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I have a Task where I invoke a program called PlayWav to play a clip at a specified time every week. It works fine except one untidy thing; it opens a black "DOS" window when it runs. Is there any way to prevent this?
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Try using the START command to launch the program.
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Thanks for the quick work.
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Glad I was able to help.
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