How do I open a folder using batch file [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question deepty - Latest answer on Nov 16, 2012 01:10PM
Iam trying to open a folder in a particular drive. How do I create a batch file for opening any particular folder?
Any kind of help is appreciated.
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "folder path"
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Do this using notepad, save as: anything.BAT

If you wanted to open documents do:

START C:\Users\Daniel\Documents

Hope I've helped. :)
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "folder path"

folder path is the path you wish to open
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "folder path"

just type the folder path between the quotations
hellboy- Oct 11, 2011 04:46AM
hellboy- Oct 11, 2011 04:47AM
\> explorer \\ip
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hey buddy,

just check out the link below this is what you are in search of : 16973 open a file with spaces from batch file
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" start \\sertver\folder\file.doc "
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You can create a batch file like
explorer "folder path"
(quotes are not necessary for paths without spaces).
Then you can convert your batch file to exe. There is a number of software for it. For example, you can use Dr.Batcher (
RogerV- Dec 9, 2010 08:13PM
Sorry, the right URL is
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in dos there is cmd for opening any file or folder
start <pgmname>
JiTh- Feb 16, 2009 02:14AM
Thanks for your wrote sasuke

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