This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Marco, You can use one of the various java.lang.Runtime.exec() methods. *WARNING* Using this method will probably make your code platform depedent. Using exec() is not JAVA friendly. For example, there is no way for me to run your application on a UNIX box if it's going to try to kick off a notepad.exe application. -Peter