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execute an external program from VS.NET

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:) anyone know how do i execute an external program from VS.NET code (VB.NET) without a path

Shell("C:\cat.txt") ------> cat.txt

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Shell "c:\windows\notepad.exe C:\cat.txt"
that would work



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or use the shellexecute api (has quite a few options) and its fast :)..