Text file containing a sequence of commands or program invocations.

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How to write cmd shim for msbuild?

People in my office often ask me 'how do I run those tests?'. I tell them, browse to the Build folder, open a command prompt, and run msbuild /t:Tests. That works for me, because msbuild is in my ...
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Install TortoiseSVN with a batch file

I am looking for a way to install TortoiseSVN via a batch file in order to automate the process of setting it up on several Windows machines. Is it possible to do that maybe with the official ...
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In a specified folder, how can I recursively delete everything except “.mkv” and “.nfo” files?

I'm trying to figure out the code for a batch-file (Windows) that In a specified folder recursively deletes everything except files with a certain extension (i.e. .mkv and .nfo)? Something like this, ...
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How can I do string translation on the windows command line

If I have something like set value = c:\\some\\path I want to convert this to c:\some\path. How do I do this?
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Windows script to run as a batch to replace character in list of file names

I have 4 files as below: C:\Documents and Settings\vm\AC R\test JE.BOS.20130516.CSV JE.BES.20130516.CSV KFROPN.SAVEFILE.CSV KFBAD.SAVEFILE.CSV I have to replace "." in the filename with "-". But ...
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Find all MKV, extract English subtitles, remove all subtitles, delete original MKV from subtitles removed [closed]

So far: @echo off cls set rootfolder=C:\ echo Enumerating all MKVs under %rootfolder% echo. for /r %rootfolder% %%a in (*.mkv) do ( for /f %%b in ('mkvmerge --identify-verbose "%%a" ^| find /c /i ...
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Find all MKV files and remove all subtitles

I'm currently looking at a Windows program called mkvmerge. I would like to create a batch file to find all MKV files recursively from a specified path, and remove all subtitles from the MKV files ...
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How to call a cmd on a remote server without having the absolute path

I would like to call a cmd (let's call it x.cmd) on a remote server. The x.cmd will return a log file in a log folder. Problem is this log folder in x.cmd doesn't have an absolute path (just a ...
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Close command prompt after executing batch file [duplicate]

I have this in a .bat file (windows 7): taskkill /F /IM CouchPotato.exe TIMEOUT /T 5 CouchPotato.exe exit (The couchpotato tends to crash alot.) The command prompt stays open until the process ...
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Windows Batch file to replace a single character in Windows filenames [duplicate]

I have a directory which consists of many files as below. But my requirement is to change the .CSV filenames only. Name of the Dir: c:\files\ bac.accdb KFBAROPN.SAVEFILE.CSV KFBARTRD.SAVEFILE.CSV ...
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Run a silent batch command on Windows

I have a .bat file to run some programs (Apache httpd, Tomcat, ecc.). These programs have their own window and if I just type this into the .bat file: ../apache/bin/httpd.exe ../tomcat/bin/catalina....
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Need help sorting

Ok, I get a report every day, a passenger manifest. It is just given in the order that they take the reservation, not the actual time for the passenger pick up. Each order contains 4 lines. Line 1, ...
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If statements causing batch file to crash?

I am having trouble using IF statements in a batch file. I have it set up with a set /p but when the code gets to the IF statement it closes. This file outlines what I mean: @echo off set res1=word ...
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How to start a de-elevated cmd from admin command prompt

I have an administrator command prompt. I'd like to load another command prompt from here without administrator priveledges. I'm pretty sure its some usage of 'runas' but I can't find the ...
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.Bat xcopy - special characters

this is the code of my .bat file: @echo off xcopy "C:\Users\Administrator\věc" "C:\věc" /e /i /h echo Done pause However it says:File not found - výc. See ě char changed into ý Why is it so? ...
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How to input YES in a batch file automatically?

I am uninstalling Citrix client using a batch file. The batch initiates the uninstall successfuly, but I need to input YES (for confirmation) automatically. How can I do this in the batch file?
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.bat file xcopy based on operating system

I'm having trouble creating a .bat file to do the following; IF OS xp run xcopy IF OS Win 7 run xcopy Else exit To keep it simple I would like to the use IF EXIST "C:\Program Files (x86)\." THEN ...
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Using Command Prompt to create Retina Vulnerability Report CSV

I have scanned several computers on my network which have been flagged as needing certain fixes. I am able to generate reports in Retina fine using the GUI report view, however, I would like to be ...
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Windows XP xcopy files with extensions recursively

I have a single-line script that copies all ".ext1" files from current folder to destination folder recursively: xcopy *.ext1 D:\dest /s /d /y It works perfectly. Now I want to copy all *.ext2 as ...
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How can create a password prompt in a batch file?

For a batch thing I'm making, I need to know how can create something like a password system, that hides the text you're typing and/or replaces it with asterisks (*) – so nobody can see what I'm ...
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What are the slashes with letters (/b, /m, /e, /p, …) used for?

What are the slashes with letters for – as seen in set /p or for /f etc?
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Windows Batch make file not run if wrong key pressed?

I'm trying to make a quick little installer and uninstaller app, because I seem to use these little resources a LOT, and it's set up to have y mean uninstall, and n mean end the script, standard stuff,...
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Upload folder with cURL and FTP using Batch file on Windows?

I am trying to upload a whole folder, including it's sub-folders and files to a folder on my server from a Windows batch (.bat) file. Below is the command I have for the Upload part... curl -T E:\...
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Ping every IP address in a text file?

Let´s say I have here a text file with some computer names (each line == 1 name): computerA computerB computerC ... Is it possible to create a batch file that is pinging all of these computers? And ...
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How do I actually open a program from a batch file? All it does is open a command prompt with that file name [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to learn Batch file scripting so maybe I'm just not seeing what I'm doing wrong but I am just making a very simple batch file that opens up a text file. Here is the code I am ...
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Leave cmd windows open (called from batch script)

I am launching 4 executables from a batch script: @echo off start ../../../../LD_Server.exe 12321 23432 11221 3 start LD_Client.exe 12321 pero start LD_Client.exe 23432 tina start LD_Client.exe 11221 ...
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Wildcard Services restart

Currently, we have setup a .BAT file which lists all services to start / stop them eg. SC start SERVICE SC start SERVICE SC stop SERVICE SC stop SERVICE We add new services all the time and the ...
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Issue with running Winzip script in batch file through Informatica

I am facing an issue while executing the winzip script through a batch file in Informatica. I have prepared a batch script with below winzip command. FOR %%f IN (%WorkingDirectory%*%FILE_VAR%*.txt) ...
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How to add files to a hidden rar

I have a rar that is hidden.I want to add more files with it using winrar (preferably); without make visible is there any way to do it with cmd or batch file?
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cmd.exe strange behavior. Not recognizing desktop anymore

I was trying to add a tracert command to a .bat file. At the cmd.exe I was writing: tracert 111.111.111.111 > desktop\tracert.txt and it ran ok. I've created a bat file like this: ::@echo off ...
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Write a dummy file into every subdirectory?

I want to copy a dummy text file into every subdirectory of a given directory on a network drive (Windows). Because we're looking at hundreds or thousands of subdirectories, I can't do this manually, ...
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How to open Windows command prompt from bat file pre-configured?

For my command prompt window on XP I have configured its window size, font, other settings. So when I open it from the Start menu it is opened pre-configured with my settings. But when I open cmd ...
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How to specify the target directory for LibreOffice 4.0.2.2 .msi file?

How can I specify the target directory for the LibreOffice 4.0.2.2 .msi installation? The .msi file is here: http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/4.0.2.2/win/x86/...
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Is there a way to not override existing files when using pscp?

I am trying to copy files from a folder on a server using a batch file. However I don't want the files in the destination folder to be overridden. This is what i have: set /p address=ip address: ...
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How to pass command to running java application using a batch file

He this my seem a little basic and simple but I never did this before. I have this minecraft server and It starts up wit a batch file containing: java -Xms1012M -Xmx1012M -jar craftbukkit-1.5.1-R0.1....
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Batch file to poll a folder for new files

I want to write a batch file which is triggered whenever a new file is added to a particular folder. I can schedule a task using schtasks. But I am looking for a solution based upon interrupt kind ...
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PuTTY configuration in a command line

is there a command which configures the PuTTY to open up with "Session Logging" in "Printable output". I could do this manually, but i want to put this in a cammand line which will configure the PuTTY ...
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open a command prompt and setting the default path

I want a .bat file which opens a command prompt and then set my default directory also set the enviromenet variable JAVA_HOME For now I am manually openning command prompt and then setting my project ...
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What are the command extensions for CMD's COLOR command?

The help for CMD.exe lists the COLOR command as being affected by the ENABLEEXTENSIONS arguments. It further states to see what those extensions are you need to look at the command's local help. ...
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Batch file to delete folder and its contents

I'm trying to write a batch file that would loop through a directory and delete any folder that is called "SAMPLE". Here is my code so far, any help would be greatly appreciated! @echo off title ...
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Find all the files of a specific extension and put them to a rar or zip

i want to find all the *.pdf files(including the pdf with the same name)for all 3 of my partitions C,D and F and put them into a .rar or .zip.when i started i wanted to just copy the pdf into a file ...
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what is this command doing in batch file?

I have this command in .batch file. Can someone explain me what it is doing? ftp -d -s:c:/somefolder/file_xfer/ftpcmds.txt > c:/somefolder/file_xfer/xfer_prt.txt I need to know because I am ...
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Adobe command line to encrypt files

I have the task to find a command line to use a batch file to encrypt pdf files. There a pool of pdf files which should be converted in secure pdf files (all with the same password). I would like to ...
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How to execute Chown -r linux statement in windows

Can you please help me in executing chown -R linux statement in windows batch scripting. Thanks and Best Regards, Aman
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Need a Batch toggle that will launch/kill applications when run

I have a great batch toggle that will show hidden files when run, then hide hidden files when run again. I am wondering if I can create a similar file that will kill a series of work applications (...
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file association batch file windows 8 [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a batch file that will associate .myroom file extension to myroom.exe program in windows 8 so whenever user clicks on a .myroom file, it will open it using myroom.exe software. ...
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Windows batch file if else usage

Sorry I am new to this stuff. I'd like to run in a certain sequence the same bat file with different parameters. I wrote a very simple batch file: @echo off REM Note: to see all command line usage ...
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How do I replace text inside a FOR command?

Inspired while writing my other question (which i now deleted) (sometimes talking to the duck does help) I think I found a solution to my problem but I don't know how to do it. I have the following ...
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How to kill Java.exe from a Windows Batch File?

How do I write a batch file script which will kill the java.exe process? I intend to run it from the Windows Task Scheduler. Thanks.
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Trying to read a text file content and set variables values from that

I have a batch file that creates a text file with its output like the following: RESULT=0&SECURETOKEN=SmH3kciXiVkiwD0i70CwKYgAR&SECURETOKENID=2013031414280240&RESPMSG=Approved The ...