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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:59 am

Win.com is the executable file responsible for Windows start-up. It runs after the autoexec.bat file is processed, and it accesses the VMM32.vxdfile.

In a Windows 3.x environment, the win.com file is executed by typing “win” in the DOSprompt. In version 9x OSs, win.com runs automatically.