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Chapter 6. The Command Console > Load a special driver or program for a specifi...

6.3. Load a special driver or program for a specific console only

The previous section explained how to configure all command consoles to execute a command or program at startup. What if you want to execute a driver or program only for a specific console command or application? The easiest method is to create a shortcut to cmd.exe with the appropriate switch and command string needed to execute the program.

6.3.1. Create a shortcut to cmd.exe with switches

cmd.exe is the command interpreter responsible for what you see when you open a command console, just like command.com on DOS and Windows systems. cmd supports several parameters and switches that control the way it functions and enable you to start a specific application. Two of cmd's switches that let you start an application are:


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