In Windows 95, 98 and NT 4.0 you can create a batch file that launches as many programs as you want. Open Notepad and type start followed by a space and the command line of an application (eg c:\windows\calc.exe), then press
When you're finished, choose File--Save and type a filename (in quotation marks) with the .bat extension. (The quotation marks keep Notepad from overriding the .bat extension with its default .txt extension). Double-click the batch file (or its Shortcut) to launch the programs.
Launching multiple programs with one icon is not a feature of Windows 3.1, but File Manager provides a minor exception. In Program Manager, select the File Manager icon and press