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How to run an external application (EXE) from AutoCAD LT?

A - answer Since AutoCAD LT2000 you can use the hidden command AI_STARTAPP to start any external (EXE) application. E.g.:
^C^CAI_STARTAPP "explorer.exe d:"
LT2000
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1.8.2002    4495x  
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applies to: AutoCAD LT 2000 ·

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