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dinasour has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I am trying to use Proc::Background to start a .exe in background. The exe is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\<sompath>.exe Proc::Background fails..
my $Command = "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\vs.exe"; my $Id = Proc::Background->new($Command);
Error: backGround.pl: no executable program located at C:\Program
ALSO TRIED
my $CommandNew = '"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\vs.exe"'; my $ID = Proc::Background->new($CommandNew)
Error: Test.pl: cannot find absolute location of "C:\Program Is there a way around this problem ? Thanks for your time