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laz3boy

how to close a folder through cmd/bat?

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Let's say I have a folder in drive C: named X

I can open that folder from a cmd window with the command start C:\X

but what If I want to close the same opened folder through cmd or a bat ,

How can I do it??

thanx in advance..

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Try NirCmd.exe. Read the help file.

To close all opened explorer folders, syntax : nircmd.exe win close class "CabinetWClass"

To close only a particular folder, say My Picture folder ( I have My Pictures & My Music folders open), syntax: nircmd.exe win close title "My Pictures"

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Wow!, this gets the job done man!!, thanx a lot ~~!!

Its a nice little utility and it helps in many other stuff

thanks again.

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method 1 :

 

With CMD(command prompt):

TASKKILL /F /FI "WINDOWTITLE eq MYTITLEEEEEEEEEEEEEE" /IM explorer.exe

(just change MYTITLEEEEEEEEEEEEEE with the opened folder's title [case-sensitive])

 

 

method 2 :

open a new text document and enter this code:

Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")If oShell.AppActivate("YourWindowTITLEEEEEEEEEEEEE") ThenWScript.Sleep 100oShell.SendKeys "%{F4}"End If

then save that file as yourfile.vbs and put to your desired path.
Then run the Command:
%windir%\system32\cmd.exe /C "START /WAIT CScript C:\ExampleFolder\yourfile.vbs //NoLogo"

 

(note,that you should change "YourWindowTITLEEE" and "yourFileName.vbs" to whatever you want. Below is just an

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Metod1

Metod2

 

Don't work

 

Something Else maybe.

 

Can't  close folder Libraries in win7

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Metod1

Metod2

 

Don't work

 

Something Else maybe.

 

Can't  close folder Libraries in win7

Which "Title" are you using for it?

DId you try the nircmd.exe?

 

jaclaz

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