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How to Call .exe Files Using Visual Basic .NET

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Hi guys,

In this tutorial you will learn on how to call .exe files.

Source code is downloadable below.

Step 1
First Create a new Project
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Step 2
Create User Interface
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Step 3
In Every button put this code
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Source Code

  1. Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
  2. Try
  3. System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("Calc.exe")
  4. Catch ex As Exception
  5. MessageBox.Show(ex.Message, "Error", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
  6. End Try
  7. End Sub
  8.  
  9. Private Sub Button2_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
  10. Try
  11. System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("Notepad.exe")
  12. Catch ex As Exception
  13. MessageBox.Show(ex.Message, "Error", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
  14. End Try
  15. End Sub
  16.  
  17. Private Sub Button3_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
  18. Try
  19. System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("mspaint.exe")
  20. Catch ex As Exception
  21. MessageBox.Show(ex.Message, "Error", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
  22. End Try
  23. End Sub
  24.  
  25. Private Sub Button4_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
  26. Try
  27. System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("Winword.exe")
  28. Catch ex As Exception
  29. MessageBox.Show(ex.Message, "Error", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
  30. End Try
  31. End Sub

Note: Due to the size or complexity of this submission, the author has submitted it as a .zip file to shorten your download time. After downloading it, you will need a program like Winzip to decompress it.

Virus note: All files are scanned once-a-day by SourceCodester.com for viruses, but new viruses come out every day, so no prevention program can catch 100% of them.

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, PLEASE:

1. Re-scan downloaded files using your personal virus checker before using it.
2. NEVER, EVER run compiled files (.exe's, .ocx's, .dll's etc.)--only run source code.

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