#include <iostream>
#include <windows.h>
#include <string>
using namespace std;

void main() 
    string run;
    cin >> run;
    ShellExecute(NULL, NULL, run /*<<<the error*/, NULL, NULL, SW_SHOWNORMAL);


I want it so if i enter a file path, it open.

If i replace run with "E:/test.exe", it works... but i want it so i can enter any file path...

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More than likely ShellExecute take a const char array. If that is the case try

ShellExecute(NULL, NULL, run.c_str(), NULL, NULL, SW_SHOWNORMAL);

Thank you very much!

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