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Hi,

How many minutes/seconds when I do "sleep 1000" in my batch script?

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1000 seconds!

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16 mins 40 seconds
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Thanks PeteLong.  So, If i do "sleep 1", that's 1 sec.  Right?  thx.
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Sleep Syntax

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sleep time

Where:
time
is the number of seconds to pause.
For example:

Add a line in a batch file to pause the batch for an hour before running the next command in a batch file.
sleep 3600
Wait 10 seconds before running next command:
sleep 10
http://www.tburke.net/info/reskittools/topics/sleep_syntax.htm
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You are correct my friend Yes :)
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a better link http://www.ss64.com/nt/sleep.html just so you know Im not fibbing ;)
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Is that OK?
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oh youve allready closed it LOL

ThanQ - I posted to your other question also :)

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Thanks for your help!
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No - ThanQ
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