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If you’re a fast typist or want to start applications quickly without having to search for them or locate them on the start menu, you can start them from the command line.

To do this open the command prompt. Press the windows key, then hit R.

Windows R

Type cmd in the ‘open’ field, then click ‘ok’

run command

Try a few of these commands (assuming you have the apps installed on your machine):

start powerpnt

start winword

start excel

start outlook

start mspub

start notepad

start explorer

start photoshop

start calc

start chrome

start microsoft-edge:

start ms-photos: