To run JMeter, run the jmeter.bat (for Windows) or jmeter (for Unix) file. These files are found in the bin directory. After a short pause, the JMeter GUI should appear.
There are some additional scripts in the bin directory that you may find useful. Windows script files (the .CMD files require Win2K or later):
• jmeter.bat - run JMeter (in GUI mode by default)
• jmeter-n.cmd - drop a JMX file on this to run a non-GUI test
• jmeter-n-r.cmd - drop a