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By jshara ·
When any program is run from the command prompt, the command window is visible to the users. I want to run a program which only runs from the command prompt. I have placed it in the startup folder os all users under windows NT. The program runs but it is visible to the user. The user can close it at any time. I want the program to run in the background but it should be invisble to the users i.e. it should not appear on the task bar or on the desktop. Any bright ideas to help me out?

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How to make a command window invisible t

by Green Lantern In reply to How to make a command win ...

While this addresses the login script specifically, you should be able to modify the idea to work for you:

Create a batch file that calls the actual logon script. Using Notepad, create a
file that has the following entry:

START /MIN LOGON.BAT

Save the batch file and specify this file as the logon script name for the user accounts in User Manager for Domains. Now, when the users log on to Windows NT, they will initially run the above batch file, which, in turn, calls the logon script and starts it minimized. The last entry in the real logon script file must be EXIT so the file will close properly.

This works great and solves the problem of users seeing the commands being
processed in the actual logon script.

Also, theinitial call to the logon script designated in User Manager for Domains
still creates a logon dialog box. The box disappears almost immediately, but may
still cause a problem for the administrator who does not want the user to see
anything out ofthe ordinary when lo

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How to make a command window invisible t

by uknow In reply to How to make a command win ...

Use Windows NT Resource Kit:
SRVANY.exe utility can be used.
Try running a application as a NT service.

Everytime you start NT you can have your
Command Shell program run invisible to user.

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by allen_swain In reply to How to make a command win ...

Within the NT Resource kit, there is a utility that enables you to run a program as a service. This will be transparent to your users, and you can monitor the service via Server manager, then services to ensure that it is running on their PC.

hope this helps,

Allen Swain, MCSE

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