Text file containing a sequence of commands or program invocations.

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The Directory name is too long in batch

I already asked the question in stack overflow, but did not get any answer from anyone. So i am asking the same question here also. I am trying make a program which will calculate size of all folder ...
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Bitsadmin Download Error

I saw a feed referring to downloading via bitsadmin (v.7.5.7601.17514) on Windows 7. I have trouble implementing this myself and continue to get errors when running the code when running from a batch ...
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Batch file - file name extract

I can get the jpg file names extracted to a text file using : for %%a in (*.jpg) do echo %%a >> get_files.txt and this is the output : Seedling-Acacia-Acinacea-Gold-Dust-Wattle-2-months.jpg ...
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skip header line and replace string in text file in batch script

@echo off setlocal enableextensions disabledelayedexpansion for /r %f in (xis_*) do More +1 %~nxf >> No_header_%~nxf set "search=:20:" set "replace={:20:" for /f "delims=" %%i ...
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How to execute batch script in windows right?

According this answer in How do I delete a folder which is nested quite deep and avoid “File name too long”?, I created 1.bat file with following source: @echo off if not (%1)==() cd %1 for /D %%i in ...
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Create VPN connection using batch

Is there a way to make a batch file that creates a VPN connection? I just need it to accept the Internet address and Destination name, and make a VPN based on that. It'd also be great to get the ...
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Alter CSV file in Windows

Is it possible to read the contents of .csv and add another column data for every record ?. Example : The input CSV will have the following contents Row 1 : C1 C2 C3 C4 <C5> ........... Is ...
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How can I loop through all sub folder of FolderA and execute a command do check modified files

I have a cvs client through which I can get list of modified files within a directory. For example: My workspace(Top folder) -" D/MyWorkspace" My Project A(Sub Folder) - D/MyWorkspcace/AProject ...
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Is there a way to reverse lookup which executable is being called?

I have multiple JDK's installed on my machine and I'm running on a system that has a pretty long path environment variable. Is there a way to see what my call to java resolves to? I'm looking for ...
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Append Text to all blank files in a folder

I have a folder containing blank files, all the files have a .BAK extension Now I have a batch script that needs to write arbitrary text top each of the blank files, and I am using the following: ...
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Why are some .bat files “run as an administrator” bold in Windows 8?

When I right click on some .bat files the "run as administrator" selection is bold. Why is this? How do I make it so that all .bat files act that way too?
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How can I apply quotes to a URL in a .bat script?

The general form of a curl command in CMD that works is: curl -o latest.dump -L ...
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How to change directory to unknown subdirectory

I'm writing a short batch program to copy *.doc The files are in directories where it's name can be changed. In each directory, only have one folder only. If in DOS command window, i'll just key-in ...
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Run a command in a batch file on the system clock

I have two different connection for my internet connection. The first uses from 7am to 10pm. The second uses from 10 pm to 7 am the next day. And for each of the connections I've made a batch file ...
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Pass shortcut arguments in .bat (batch)

In a .exe shortcut, I can use extra arguments. But how to pass those arguments in a .bat file?
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How to write into a Log file from the batch file?

I have a batch file that triggers process in Access database. I'd like to write into a log file (just some *.txt file saved in the same folder) time when before the process started and after it was ...
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Associate files with batch script [duplicate]

I've got a .bat-file which expects an input file as a command line argument, i.e. script.bat input.key I associated .key-files with script.bat in Windows and I excepted the same behavior like I ...
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Batch File to start .exe when a specific number of files is in monitored folder

I am trying to write a batch file that will trigger an exe whenever there are exactly 4 jpg images in a folder. Afterwards the images should be deleted. I have got it to work it seems, but the file ...
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Windows 8.1 - How to open a batch from a batch with different admin privileges?

I must run a bat which calls a program. Problem is I need to run the BAT as admin and call the program WITHOUT admin. I don't know why but it I call the program as admin it gives me a path error when ...
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Windows script to toggle automatic configuration script checkbox without removing any existing string value

I'm trying to create a bat file to toggle the automatic configuration script checkbox in Internet Explorer (see red box in screenshot)...but without removing any existing value in the related textbox ...
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How to list specific dated folders in a root folder to use with wzzip (winzip) command line in my batch script?

What I am looking to do is, using winzip command line (wzzip) inside my batch script, and zip any folders that have 201409 (That is Sept 2014)(for example) in the folder name into one zip file. There ...
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FOR, IF and SET all are not working together [duplicate]

SETLOCAL EnableDelayedExpansion FOR %%A IN (1 2 3) DO ( IF %%A EQU 1 ( SET CHOICE1=ABC ECHO CHOICE1=%CHOICE1% ) ) Output: CHOICE1= Why is CHOICE1 not getting set?
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String replace inside a for loop in bat script

The replace is go well in this script. I am trying to make it dynamic. SETLOCAL enabledelayedexpansion for /f "tokens=* delims= " %%a in ...
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Creating an account creation script to create new users in Windows Server 2008

I need to be able to make an account creation script that will create a new user in the Domain Users group, set its password, roaming profile, and login script. The input will be first name, last ...
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How can I completely hide a file/folder even when you're showing all files?

The title basically explains it all except the OS, the OS is Windows (8.1). All I want is Command Prompt(Batch file) to be able access it. If people don't know about the files/folders they won't try ...
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Windows cmd output redirection to standard input ( >&0 )

From a question on Stackoverflow, i've being testing with redirection from/to stdin stream. And this tests, trying to send data to the stdin stream, just to see what happens, end with an apparently ...
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Run other cmd in bat like from it's own path

I need to run bat(fix.bat) in cmd batch file (let's say sample.cmd on c:) The problem is that despite of using: start /WAIT cmd.exe /C D:\dev\sys\fix.bat fix.bat runs like from parent command ...
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Want to write batch script on the basis of system date and exit code

This is MY first question in this forum, Hope any one of you can fix the issue.. I have one log file containing the pattern as below "abcd.job" (abcd.bat) Started 27/8/2014 5:00:00 AM ...
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command for running script?

I was wondering what command would get the batch file to read a seperate text file and use all of that code in a database.. if that didn't make sense I'll do my best to explain: I have a text file ...
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Batch file to read a file and create a JSON?

I have a text file with some dozens of entries in the following format: code: SETX id: 1 msg: Message for setx code: SETY id: 2 msg: Message for sety msg_ja: Japanese message for sety As you can ...
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How to rename 7-Zip split files as name_00N.zip instead of name.zip.00N

On Windows, when I create .zip split files with volumes less than 20MB with a command like: 7z a name.zip files\* -v20M I get one or more files named name.zip.001, name.zip.002, etc. I need to ...
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.bat file to rename files (not bulk)

I take pictures of airplanes. When i put them on the computer they are named DCS_5678 (or anotrher number :p ) The way i catalogue my pictures is by renaming them as followed: ...
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Parent process details from the batch script - find out what called the batch script

We have a batch file which is calling php scipts. Php script load some data files to our system. I cannot understand what is starting that batch file in the middle of the night. I cannot find any ...
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BAT file: Delete all files in directory older than 5 days except one file

I have a directory with many temp files. All files older than 5 days can be deleted except one file 'DoNotDelete.txt'. Therefore I should add an extra argument to my current script: forfiles /p ...
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Start applications on specified screen at startup (Windows 8)

What I would like to do is have all my programs that start on startup to popup on predefined screens. Now, since we configure applications to start on startup by adding a shortcut to the startup ...
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Start a program after waiting for user input

I'm writing a .bat file, and I'd like to start a program after waiting for the user to press any key. I tried the command below, but I got and "Invalid syntax" error: timeout /t -1 foo.exe
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.bat script doesn't work by using window scheduler

i created a .bat script to perform daily folder compression. it is working fine when i double click the .bat file. However, it doesnt work when i include it in window scheduler. Below is the script: ...
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Prefix commands in batch

I am using a batch file to run Grunt with some console customization. I was wondering if there is a way to add grunt and a space to the commands I enter into the console. Here is my batch file: CD ...
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How to start a cmd window and issue tail request in a bat file?

I can open a cmd window and start a tail by entering something like this: tail -f C:\Oracle\WebCenter\Sites\11gR1\Sites\11.1.1.6.1\logs\sites.log This is probably a stupid question, but how do I do ...
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Use DOS batch to move all files up 1 directory

I have created a batch file to be executed through the right-click menu in Win7. When I right-click on a folder, I would like the batch file to move all files (excluding folders) up 1 directory. I ...
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Replace FTP with SFTP to transfer files - PSFTP.EXE ONLY

I am currently FTP'ing file to a unix box from a windows server. I want to change the following section of the script and migrate the ftp process to be sftp. @echo off echo user %user%> ...
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How can I move files into a folder based on their name?

I have several .pdf and .tex-files in a certain folder "ABC". They all are named by the scheme C01S02_Word.pdf C03S02SS01_Description_random_words.pdf C04S01SS02_More_words.pdf and so forth C in ...
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APC Smart-UPS 1000VA - command file won't get executed

I've got this old piece - http://goo.gl/5M37Sc, working reliably so far, but it has one big problem: command file when power is down won't run. Everything seems to be configured correctly, but when ...
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Export windows Environment variables to a file. [duplicate]

Can we write a batch file to export all or some environment variables to a file in windos 7?
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Batch file needed to query a specific location

I am not a coder and would appreciate any assistance. I need a batch file which will query a NAS location and produce an output of the upper level directories (and maybe the second level down). The ...
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running batch file within powershell

I'm running a batch file within PowerShell. It calls up another program to do a bunch of maps which it outputs to a subfolder called "GRD" I then want to rename the files in the GRD folder by adding ...
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Copy multiple files to folders. Use filename

How do I move multiple selected files to folders with using the filename? Any tool or cmd is welcome :) One file a time: press Win + R and type in shell:sendto create a new textfile in this ...
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How can I start a batch script before open some type of file? [duplicate]

I'm writing some custom lock file system for my company. I want to start my lock_engine.bat before open some type of file. for example here my bat: @ECHO OFF set FILENAME=%~nx1 echo. is locking ...
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Batch rename all files in folder to uppercase

Is there a way to rename all files in a specific folder to uppercase? I found this code but it renames files to lowercase, can it be modified to change to uppercase instead? for /f "Tokens=*" %f in ...
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.bat file doesn't work with comments at top?

I have a .bat file I made to combine multiple files into a new file and it previously looked like this: copy /b ^ E:\file1.txt+^ E:\file2.txt+^ E:\file3.txt ^ E:\output.txt :: comment That worked ...