Booting windows from c prompt

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Milkchoc

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Here's a silly question.....but can anyone tell me how to load windows from the dos prompt, C:? I'm running windows 98. I'd just like to know the correct command to go from there to windows without restarting.
 
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Just enter win

you may need to enter it as c:\windows\win but that is usually not needed if correct path statements in msdos.sys are present.

exit may work as well. And ctrl-alt-del will always do it.
 

Milkchoc

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Thanks for responding. No, it does not. It does boot to windows, however there have been times when I was working at the dos prompt, wanted to go to windows without booting from scratch, however, the old command that I was aware of, C: win does not work. I was just curious as to the proper command
 
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Then did you check Rollin' Rog's comment? Do you literally type

C: win

For example

C:\Program Files\MSOffice>C: win

That won't work. It's either

C:\Program Files\MSOffice>win

or

C:\Program Files\MSOffice>c:\windows\win

or

C:\Program Files\MSOffice>exit

or press Ctrl-Alt-Del and end task the command prompt.
 
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