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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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 Dropbox 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

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 file, ...
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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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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 ...
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Windows batch file not running when I double click, how to restore association with cmd.exe?

Windows 8 64-bit. The user I'm logged in as has admin rights. When I open a cmd windows the window title even says "Administrator: cmd.exe". So, I set my .bat file association to have the .bat file ...
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script or powershell or batch file to select and connect to a specific SSID [closed]

Is anyone aware of a way in windows 10 to programmatically select (i.e. connect to) a specific SSID/wiFi network? I have a couple of use/test cases where I need to connect to different SSID's at ...
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Batch Image auto crop, apply fixed width, and maintain aspect ratio

I'm finding it hard to find a solution to what I'm trying to do. Simply put, the usage of these images is for an online store. The IrfanView batch processing using the autio crop borders basically ...
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How to stop every batch file opening as a process named cmd.exe as seen in task manager

This is very complicated. I'm developing a malicious batch file just to test myself. This will be done at the startup. what I have is Three + Six (hidden) Batch Files. First file makes six other ...
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On Click events - Similar to “Show Numbers” in voice control

I am looking for a way to activate the functionality of Windows' voice control show numbers. Show numbers: On the voice command show numbers, all on-click events in the active number is displayed ...
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Loop/Batch file for extracting all .aac from .m4a files in folder

I'm desperate. I need to extract the .aac stream from ~1749 .m4a files with ffmpeg, but I can't get a batch file working for me and it would take years to do it manually. This is what I use for ...
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How to login a user from batch?

I'm looking for a way to login a user at a certain time of the day (for example 3 o'clock, when I'm most certainly not logged in), take some screenshot and then logout. As you can see from my ...
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Taking screenshots when I'm not logged in

I'm looking to take several screenshots from an application at a certain time of the day (let's say 3 o'clock, when I'm certainly not logged in) . Currently I'm using NirCmd to take the screenshots, ...
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Windows UnRar Batch script need to ignore .part02.rar through part99.rar extensions

I have two windows batch scripts that both work to recurse the folder they are placed in, and extract every .rar file into the folder of the rar files. however when a folder uses the structure: ...
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Write output of Windows Batch file command to text file?

I want to write the output of a robocopy command into a text file to see which files were copied. I tried robocopy drive:\ destination:\ /e /v>log.txt and robocopy drive:\ destination:\ /e /v ...
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for loop…in a for loop…in a for loop?

So I have a bunch of locations I need to check for two possible filenames, however the directory names vary. So here's essentially what I'm trying to optimize: for /r "%ProgramFiles%\WildGames" %%i ...
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Compiled batch file doesn't require admin privileges?

The following command requires admin rights: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=%ssid% key=%pass% However, when I compile the batch file to an exe using the converter at f2ko.de, the ...
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Variable for getting absolute path in windows batch script

I have following script to list out all the files, recursively from a directory, having a .phtml extension. @echo off setlocal for /f %%G in ('forfiles /s /m *.phtml /c "cmd /c echo @relpath"') do ...
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How to log executed batch files?

Let's say I executed 5 batch files yesterday and now I want to know the order of the execution of the files. Does Windows log the execution, maybe in Windows Event Logs or something? Or is there any ...
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How to use Bash script to find .mov files recursively and convert them to .mp4 using ffmpeg

I'm working on a Mac system in a video company where I have to clean up a lot of folders and subfolders containing large intermediate video files. So I've been looking for a way to batch convert ...
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Batch file with Loops doesn't work

I made the following batch file to sort some files, but I don't know why it does not work: pause for /l %%x in (1, 1, 12) do ( FOR /L %%G IN (1,1,24) DO ( for /r %%a in (*%%x*%%G*) do ...
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Block rename files with wrongly encoded filenames in Windows

I have a large number of files that (due to some multi-stage transport) have wrong filenames. For example a file that should be named Τεχνικός Di 04.02.2014 23_43.msg is currently named ...