This is a clean & simplied example of the basic features available. If these examples do not work it's because you need the connector installed, this same demo with IntraLaunch extension checking shows how to check for first. A more sophisticated example can be found here, listing files can be found here. A getting drive information example can be seen found here. If you are developing your .html files/menus locally (without a web server) you may need to enable Allow access to file URLs first.

Open notepad

Open write (maximized)

Open notepad again (but refocus existing instance if already open)

Open Control Panel

Shutdown Dialog

View 'My Documents'

Find and Run Excel

Show desktop

Open notpad.exe (file not found example, custom error messages also supported)