JSI Tip 2373. Windows 2000 CMD AutoRun.

When you open a CMD prompt in Windows 2000, CMD.EXE checks to see if AutoRun is configured at:

HKEY_Current_User\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Command Processor

If this String (REG_SZ) variable contains commands or the full path to a batch file, it is run. If no AutoRun value name exists at the above key, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Command Processor is checked.

If AutoRun is configured, you can open a CMD prompt without invoking it, by running CMD /D.

You can define a machine standard script and different ones for each user.

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