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Run Command Prompt Commands in C#

To run a command prompt commands in C# you can define a new process object using System.Diagnostics.Process and define a new startinfo object using System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo which will contain necessary configuration to run the command for example: WindowStyle property can be set to hidden so it wont show up to the user and you can set filename to cmd.exe to we can tell the process to run command prompt finally we provide arguments property as string: make sure to use /C to provide the opration and /b to provide the arguments like in below example we provide filename to create a simple text file.


using System;
using System.Diagnostics;

public class Program
	public static void Main()
		System.Diagnostics.Process process = new System.Diagnostics.Process();
		System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
		startInfo.WindowStyle = System.Diagnostics.ProcessWindowStyle.Hidden;
		startInfo.FileName = "cmd.exe";  
		startInfo.Arguments = "/C type /b nul > filename.txt";
		process.StartInfo = startInfo;


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