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Hello,
can any one tell me how to call a Console exe from a windows form application.but i dont want to show the form.i need to show only console window of that exe.
Posted 25-Nov-12 19:37pm
Edited 25-Nov-12 20:34pm
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Solution 1

Can you try
 
Process.Start("Path to your exe");
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Saroj Kumar Sahu at 26-Nov-12 2:09am
   
yes ,i alredy tried this..throwing win32 exception that The system cannot find the file specified.
lukeer at 26-Nov-12 3:20am
   
Then tell it the correct path.
Remember that single backslashes ("\") have to be replaced by either slashes ("/") or double-backslashes ("\\"). Alternativly you could precede the whole path with a character "at": Process.Start(@"original\Path\here.exe");.
Saroj Kumar Sahu at 26-Nov-12 4:01am
   
yes..this works.can u tell me how to hide that console window..
lukeer at 26-Nov-12 4:10am
   
I've added that as another solution.
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Solution 2

According to MSDN[^], you can use another overload of Process.Start:
ProcessStartInfo psi = new ProcessStartInfo("Path/To/Your.exe");
psi.CreateNoWindow = true;
Process.Start(psi);
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