This free Windows utility will run from your "Send To" menu. Send a file or folder to a DOS prompt which will open in the folder that you sent. An environment variable will be set to the file or folder name.

This utility is incredibly simple and easy to use (read the sections below for information on use). Originally part of BatMonkey, this utility will work under all Windows operating systems from Windows 95 upwards. Click HERE to download the latest free full version of the BatMonkey SendTo Module - version - about

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You must be running Windows 95 or greater. Here are step by step instructions on using this module: That's it. If you sent a file, the environment variable "file" will be set to the name of the file (without path information). You can access this variable at any time by using the handle:


(Encompassed with % characters as you would any other environment variable on the command line). For example, you can launch the file in notepad by entering the command:

notepad %file%

at the DOS prompt. To view a list of all environment variables, enter the command:


at the DOS prompt. Click HERE to contact the authors.