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Simply typing "cmd" keeps it in the same window. I'd also like to do "cmd /c command" and have it run in a separate window.

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Use start. For instance:

start cmd
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you don't even need the "cmd" bit; start on its own will fire off %comspec% –  x0n Jun 13 '09 at 1:12

Only

start

will do it also

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