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    With the help of a very generous forum member I have a CMD program on my computer. Now I would like to get it on a USB stick so I can put it in another computer, and when this is turned on it immediately opens the CMD program full screen.

    Anyone know how to do this? When I search Google it just gives me instructions for how to create a bootable Windows USB stick.
     
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    I'm not quite sure what CMD stands for, but generally you can't run a program directly. You need to have the operating system it runs on booting from CD and then just set it up to autorun in the settings.
     
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    Command Prompt
     
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    Just go into the BIOS of the computer you want to put it on and set it to boot from the USB stick if the option is there, I have the option in my BIOS but I am not sure its available on all to be honest.

    Or just turn on the other Comp and navigate to the CMD prompt on the stick and click it.

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    Oops, just re read it you want the prompt putting on the usb stick, I will look for you.
     
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    I can set it to boot from USB. I just don't know how to make the USB bootable.
     
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    What op system?
     
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    Here is a video on it, too much to be typing ha ha,
    Create Bootable USB Flash Drive using Command...


    Once you have a bootable stick just run cmd off of it.
     
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    Although I have a laptop with Windows 10 to create the drive if needed.
     
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    See this is what I mean. I did this but it's not Windows 7 I want to boot to. I want the computer to go straight to the cmd program I have had created.
     
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    What are you trying to do?
     
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    I have a text based game where players have to type in answers to get to the next screen. This game is in CMD. I want the game to launch automatically when the computer is turned on.
     
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    There is a HP Utility which can create a bootable USB key.
     
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    Unfortunately I don't have a CD drive otherwise I could try that.
     
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    Can't you just install the game on the other PC then f8 and start from cmd?

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    You don't need a CD drive. Just use a virtual one.
     
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    I think I may have solved this. I have just moved the cmd shortcut into the startup folder. Easy as that!
     
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    It won't be possible just by plugging the flash drive into the computer for the obvious reason of security. If that were possible then anyone could just write something malicious, chuck it on a flash drive and plug it in to any computer they can reach.
     
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    Use rufus to create a bootable USB stick, no CD drive required
     
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    sounds to me more like you want an autorun.inf

    A bootable stick wont do anything to the running OS

    Sounds to me like you are just trying a 90's PC prank....
     
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    He doesn't seem to have a bootable image though, just a program. Those utilities are designed to put software already set up to boot, such as a CD image, onto a USB key, they won't create an operating system for a program to run in.

    Yeah, if you don't specifically need it to run on any computer with no setup then that's by far the best solution.
     

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