Run Batch File With PowerShell Tagged: Batch Files This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Rob Simmers 7 months, 2 weeks ago. Author Posts December 8, 2016 at 7:45 pm #59818 Larry DuncanParticipant Hello, New to Powershell but I am trying to kick off a batch file with a Powershell script, I have included the script below with the servers taken out. It is not kicking off the the .bat file, can you tell me why? start-process "\\server\folder\folder\_batch.bat" Everything looks good to me. Thanks Larry December 8, 2016 at 7:49 pm #59821 Olaf SoykParticipant You should read the complete help for the cmdlet Start-Process including the examples. Get-Help Start-Process -Full Start-Process -FilePath $Env:ComSpec -ArgumentList '/c \\server\folder\folder\_batch.bat' A batch file is not an executable December 8, 2016 at 9:21 pm #59839 Rob SimmersParticipant Why do you need batch if you are launching Powershell? Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.