How do I make a batch file open 2 programs?

  Mister Splendid©® 20:11 29 Jul 2004
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I want to make a batch file to open Outlook Express and Free SMTP Server at the same time. How do I go about this? The paths are as follows:-

"C:\Program Files\Free SMTP Server\localsrv.exe"

"C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\MSIMN.EXE"

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:58 29 Jul 2004

cd C:\Program Files\Free SMTP Server

localsrv.exe

cd C:\Program Files\Outlook Express

MSIMN.EXE

  Mister Splendid©® 21:17 29 Jul 2004

Your suggestion suffers from same problem I had. The second command will only run after the program open by the first command has been closed. Does anyone know a way round this?

  powerless 21:23 29 Jul 2004

START "" "C:\Program Files\Free SMTP Server\localsrv.exe"

START "" "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\MSIMN.EXE"

CLS

EXIT

  Mister Splendid©® 21:28 29 Jul 2004

That does exactly what I want it to:-)

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