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Re: open IE from command line




On 12/20/16, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> How to open a web page (remote or local) or launch IE from the mintty/bash
> command line?
>
> I've tried the following:
>
> $ cygstart "http://www.google.com";
> $ cygstart index.html # local page
> $ "/cygdrive/c/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe"
> $ cygstart "/cygdrive/c/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe"
>
> If IE is already open, the first two examples work, but otherwise,
> for all 4, IE flashes a window, which immediately closes.

how about
cmd /c "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"  "www.google.com"

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