How to from Windows7 start a Dos file to run a Lotus123 spreadsheet program

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Susmario

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This is what I am doing to get Windows 7 (in 32 bits) to work like the DOS operating system for running the old old Lotus123 spreadsheet program.

1. Reboot Windows by clicking on a reboot shortcut

2. When shut down has completed, press F8

3. F8 brings up a list of choices

4. Click ↓ ↓ ↓ down arrow three times

5. That brings cursor to Safe Mode with Command Prompt line

6. I press enter on this line and this prompt appears, C:\Windows\system32>

7. Now I annex to this prompt my old dos batch file, autoexec.bat, thus C:\Windows\system32>c:\autoexec

8. That brings up my old old Dos Lotus123 spreadsheet program.

If only I can produce the procedure as described above, with one click on a shortcut file in Windows, that should be terrific!
 
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