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How to save file with date as part of the file name?

jpk2000 asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I am creating a BAT file that needs to rename an existing file to a file name that has today's date as part of it's name.  Example: REN example.TXT example.08021999.TXT.  This procedure will run once a day after the original file (i.e. "example.TXT") is downloaded.  Is there a %date% variable that can be used similar to using %username% in the home directory in an NT user profile?

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