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Re: open IE from command line




On 12/20/2016 12:20 PM, Lee wrote:
> 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"
> 

Or you can get by with
$ cmd /c start http://www.google.com

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