Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command.

START ["title"] [/Dpath] [/I] [/MIN] | [/MAX]

"title" in window title bar.
path Starting directory
B ^Break can interrupt the application
^C is ignored, unless the application enables it.
I The new environment will be the Initial environment passed to the CMD not the current environment.
i.e. If a variable has been set during processing, it will not be available in the new shell
MIN|MAX Start window minimized | maximuized
SEPARATE|SHARED Start 16-bit Windows program in separate | shared memory space
use specified priority
WAIT wait target it to terminate
command/program If it is an internal command or a batch file then the command processor is run with the /K switch to CMD, the window will remain after the command has been run.

Otherwise it will run as either a windowed application or a console application.

parameters These are the parameters passed to the command/program

If Command Extensions are enabled,
external command invocation through the command line or the START command changes as follows: