1.    27 Nov 2014 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 115
    Windows 8

    How do I add a shortcut for a DOS progrm to the StartMenu?

    On the 32 bit version of W10, how do I add a shortcut for a DOS program to the Start Menu?
    Last edited by machare; 27 Nov 2014 at 21:19.
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  2.    28 Nov 2014 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Is this of any help?
    • Open up Explorer and highlight the directory you want to be in
    • Select Run / Command from the Start Menu
    • Your DOS prompt will now be in the directory you highlighted in Explorer
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  3.    28 Nov 2014 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 115
    Windows 8

    Thanks, I have managed to do it at last by picking up the short cut and sliding it along the taskbar to the left until it was over the start button.
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