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

deepty - Nov 6, 2008 at 01:19 AM - Latest reply:  naeem
- Dec 6, 2017 at 04:18 AM
Hello,

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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Deepty.
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "folder path"

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thanks it worked perfectly
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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
GeekOfTheDay - May 11, 2010 at 01:49 PM
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "folder path"

just type the folder path between the quotations
\> explorer \\ip
guizmomo 7 Posts Wednesday November 5, 2008Registration date May 18, 2009 Last seen - Nov 6, 2008 at 06:21 AM
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hey buddy,

just check out the link below this is what you are in search of :

http://ccm.net/forum/affich 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 (http://www.drbatcher.com).
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in dos there is cmd for opening any file or folder
start <pgmname>
Thanks for your wrote sasuke