Starting MATLAB on Windows Platforms
To start MATLAB on a Microsoft Windows platform, double-click the MATLAB
shortcut icon on your Windows desktop. The shortcut was automatically
created by the installer in the installation directory.
If you start MATLAB from a DOS window, type matlab at the DOS prompt.
After starting MATLAB, the MATLAB desktop opens – see Chapter 2, “Using
If you use a virus scanner, your settings may slow down MATLAB startup. For
example, if you use McAfee VirusScan, set the options to scan program files