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perl -le "system('start /min cmd.exe')"
# starts a minimized command window, just as expected
# This is perl, v5.8.5 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
my $cmd = "..."; # this is the important part you have to supply
print "Trying to launch '$cmd'\n";
system($cmd) == 0
or warn "Couldn't launch '$cmd': $!/$?";
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