Batch processing is the execution of a set of commands or software programs without user intervention. A batch file is a text file containing a sequence of such commands or programs invocations. Please use the tag [batch-file] for that.

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How to temporary disable clipboard mechanism programmatically using batch script?

I am creating a script Which can stop the clipboard function for a fix interval. So that User can not copy and paste the things. What can be the logic behind it? And How to proceed for ...
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Batch file unable to edit the HOSTS file

I have a host edit that I need to deploy for a department. Rather than add that to their current image I was planning to add that as a post deployment script. I cast about looking for a script to edit ...
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How to _batch_ extract all subtitles from MKV etc. and then remove the subtitles

Any of you know how to batch extract and then remove all subtitles from MKV files on windows platform. the output name should be like the input name just add .language.srt example output.eng.srt or ...
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Enable Wifi via batch file in Windows 10

In Windows 10 a Wifi Adapter has a Software and a Hardware state. When I do netsh wlan show interfaces I get the following output. (Sorry my Windows is german) ... Name : WiFi ...
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Command line (Windows) to update same xml file with trim

Currently I am using a curl command to grab data output to a text file and trim top 14 line away, convert the file to abc.xml @echo off call :sub >output.txt exit /b :sub c:\curl -X GET ...
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Rename folder on remote server

I am calling a .bat file which contains the following command net use \\128.545.k.k\E_Drive /user:Username psw to connect to a remote server. I would like to rename a folder on the remote server i ...
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Batch file and environment variable [duplicate]

I try to use 7-zip in a batch file. I added C:\Program Files\7-Zip on my system PATH var When I launch a console and try to use the command : 7z. It works Once used in a batch file, I does not work ...
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Batch file rename with suffix as random alphanumeric

Here is the code which renames all the files in a folder to alphanumeric. @echo off setlocal disableDelayedExpansion set "chars=ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789" for /f "eol=: delims=" %%F in ...
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Batch process on photos to be match based on eye positions

I'm not sure if this question related to this site. I have a series of photos (faces) that are different in distance and pose from camera (all of them are selfies) want to match them based on eyes ...
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Batch merge/mux .srt with .mkv files

I have a folder with: TVShow - Episode 01.mkv TVShow - Episode 01.srt TVShow - Episode 02.mkv TVShow - Episode 02.srt TVShow - Episode 03.mkv TVShow - Episode 03.srt and so on... I already know ...
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Copying and renaming of .xlsm files using batch

Its glad to be here and i am really excited n new to batch scripting. I have been using a batch containing below for copying an excel from one folder to another { @echo off cp -r ...
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How i exclude from deletion some files inside a FOR /D %%G (“folder”) do erase “%%G\folder2\folder3\*.*” [duplicate]

I made this line for /D %%G in ("%SystemDrive%\Users\*") do erase /F /S /Q "%%G\AppData\Local\Temp\*.*" how i can make it so "file.exe" is not deleted on this command or is there a better way to ...
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can you start a program at windows startup using bat file and send it file path

can a bat file or vbs file take an argument (a path to an exe file) then create a shortcut to that file and place in the startup folder or add a registry entry to run that exe at windows startup but ...
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Terminate the Access macro after a specific time

I am running several MS Access macros from a batch file. The macro runs several queries in AccessDB. Things are working fine. But, I want to add a check. If a macro runs longer than a specific time, ...
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“If” statements not working as demanded in batch game, and math not working properly

When the following piece of code is run in my Batch game for a fight, no matter what the input is it will always attack and go to FIGHTPROCESSORLOOP, and will tell me "Unbalanced parenthesis", while ...
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Batch Script to Bulk Rename Files - Strip off Parenthesis and all Characters between

I wish to rename a group of files in a particular folder in such a way that everything between and including the parenthesis is erased. For example a file with the name of: "78 Tax Tips for ...
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Copy file name to clipboard and paste it in chrome omnibox

What I'm after is to be able to come home and have the webpages I need already open. Using a combination of IOS Siri & Reminders, Evernote, IF (formerly IFttt) and Drop-box ive managed to be able ...
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Run Atom using a bat file after changing directory

I have writen in my bat file cmd /k cd /d"C:\Users\amanz\Desktop\Introduction - Computing\Java files" call atomer.bat right now, it just seems to change the directory and stops right there. It ...
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Could not start PSEXESVC service on Target Machine

I want to run batch file into remote machine and i was using psexec cmd for that but i got error like "The remote procedure call failed." My command is, E:\user>psexec -i -s -d \\192.168.1.41 -u ...
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Batch convert TIFF to PDF and add text

I got a bunch of TIFF files that I am interested to convert to a single multipage PDF file, which should be easily achieved using ImageMagick. However, I'm also interested in adding text to each ...
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Batch file to detect when a device connects to hosted wireless hotspot on a laptop

I have created a wireless hotspot on my laptop using: netsh wlan start hostednetwork This works perfectly. I have a raspberry pi that automatically connects to this network automatically, however ...
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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

So I created a context menu in the registry HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > * > shell > copy > commmand > cmd /c dir "%1" /b /a:-d /o:n | clip What this does is copies the file name when I right click on a ...
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How to search for a specific file with batch

I want to create a batch and need to find a specific file, is it possible to find it? It has to be a command that searches through all drives until it finds the file, I want it to be usable for ...
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Why is this DOS batch file that installs Cygwin unattended failing?

After assembling information from all over the Internet, I've managed to come up with a DOS batch script that should be working AFAICT, but after the Cygwin setup executable finishes (seemingly ...
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Bat file doesn't log when running from task scheduler?

I made a bat file which restarts 2 services, and I have it run in task scheduler. If I run the bat file normally, I can see it logging in current directory as the bat file. But if I run it through ...
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Create schedule task from xml file by batch file

I have a schedule task in my test machine. Test machine is win 7. I export the task in xml and I am trying to create a new similar schedule task as i will have to create same schedule task on more ...
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Multiple line Windows Batch File issue

I have a batch file with following contents Line 1 "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\SysMgt\bmc\ipmish.exe" -interactive -ip 192.168.1.5 -u root -p Password after this it goes to prompt IPMISH> Line 2 ...
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Write on screen directly on top of everything

Is there any way to make some huge text appear on screen on top of everything? something as shown below. I know I can use Rainmeter but i need something that can be used in batch files.
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How to batch copy & rename files?

I'm using windows server 2012 R2. I have a folder with a bunch of files and I want to copy for every file in that folder 20 times into another folder but the newly copied file has to be renamed using ...
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Batch render .mp4 to .webM keeping folder structure

I'm not a native mac user but I've managed to put together a code for batch converting .mp4 to .webm which is: for i in *mp4; do ffmpeg -i $i -c:v libvpx -qmin 0 -qmax 20 -crf 10 -b:v 1M $i.webm; ...
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Windows Batch File Rename to Replace %20 Characters with _

I have a folder with a lot of files that I need to rename. The original format for example is ABC%20DEF%20GHI%20JKL.xyz. What I need to do is to replace each %20 with _. So essentially I'm parsing out ...
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Install network printer with batch file

I have one printer connected to a RaspberryPI and many clients. To save time, I want to create a batch file, that installs the printer and its driver automatically. Here is what I have by now: ...
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Batch FOR loop not working

So I am trying to a procedure of converting images in a directory, but it just doesn't run at all, and I fail to see what's incorrect in my batch code: FOR /R %a in (*.png) DO ( files\pngnq -s 1 ...
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Net Use command with relative target path

I have a batch file located in several folders and in this file I need to replace the old subst T: . command for net use because the units (drives) have different properties in windows 7. However, I ...
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Is there a label/goto in python? [migrated]

We can use goto and :label in batch. Is there anything like it in Python? I am a beginner in python. Thanks SuperUser
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Batch Delete User Files every 2 Weeks

I need a Batch-Script which delete Private User Files every 2 Weeks. User Files Admin, Public and a Domain-Account "dJas" shouldn't be deleted. This Script crashes Windows @echo off & setlocal ...
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Command in batch file in Windows

I have the customer display Logic Control LD9000 and POS software, on customer display I want set normal display mode, so I send in CMD in Windows ECHO ^Q>COM1 The display changes display mode ...
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How to run batch file at startup (Windows 10)

I am trying to run a batch file with these contents: ECHO OFF TIMEOUT /T 2 /NOBREAK DisplaySwitch.exe /internal TIMEOUT /T 2 /NOBREAK DisplaySwitch.exe /external I've tried putting a shortcut to it ...
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UTF-8 not recognized in SQL batch process through Putty

I have an .sql file with a few simple "Insert into" SQL commands that are being inserted into a table called Künstler. insert into Künstler (name) values ('Mariah Carey'); insert into Künstler (name) ...
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What is the symbol for all folders in a folder when you dir a path and export to .txt?

I have a folder called root\sound\weapons. In root\sound\weapons I have: ak, m4, m9, etc., and in each of these, I have five sounds. I want to dir root\sound\weapons\ak,m4,m9\*dist.wav /B /O ...
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How to create multiple subfolders in a particular folder with an iterating loop

I want to create 25 different folders with specific names into one particular folder. I know how to create a folder with subfolders but not with multiple folder names in an iterating batch or command ...
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How to execute a folder (vpk.exe) with cmd

I have a vpk.exe application which if i drag a folder onto the vpk.exe the folder gets nameOfFolder.vpk file. Its for game moding. How can i do this with batch. Batch drag and drop onto the vpk.exe.
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Script to check Computer Model and Download BIOS File

I've just started working with WindowsScripting and would like some help figuring out how to write a Script that would check the model of a Computer and store the result in Variable in the Bat file. ...
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How to copy a specific file from sub folders to one other folder

I have a folder named Mods and in that folder I have: root\sound\weapons\ak47\ak47_dist.wav root\sound\weapons\m1\m1_dist.wav root\sound\weapons\m4a1\m4a1_dist.wav etc... In every ak47, m1, ...
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How to export the paths of folders which are inside a folder to an txt with batch or cmd

I have a folder that have folders root/sound/weapon/ak47, root/sound/weapon/m1. root/sound/weapon/m4a1 etc. ak47,m1,m4a1 folders is in root/sound/weapon. I want to export these paths to .txt with ...
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Using DiskPart in a batch file to remove a disk

I would like to embed diskpart command with my batch file. for example "gpupdate.bat" is my batch file @echo off @echo off cd: c:\windows\system32 gpupdate /force exit I want following commands to ...
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Building a DOS batch script to rename files

I'm currently stuck on an issue with a DOS batch script I’ve been working on, and I need help renaming the files. Here is the renaming scheme I’m searching for: Original filenames ...
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Printing result of Ping in Yes or No form in a Text File

I want to print the result of ping in a Yes or No form. If we are getting reply than print Yes in a file or else No. [test.txt=>Input File hassan1.txt=>Output File ] @echo off for /f "tokens=*" %%a ...
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Batch file to get the domain name of hundreds of servers in a multi domain environment

In a multi-domain environment, I need to get the "Domain Name" the servers are joined to. I have a list of hundreds of Windows servers with the hostname only (not FQDN). I was wondering if there is ...
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Check if a process is running or not continually, and start multiple programs if not and terminate itself

I found this at stackoverflow and it's code is this:- @echo off Set "MyProcess=calc.exe" echo "%MyProcess%" tasklist /NH /FI "imagename eq %MyProcess%" 2>nul |find /i "%MyProcess%">nul If not ...