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writing Batch file question again

Posted on 2005-04-26
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Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I am looking at a batch file that's written in this context

net stop "xxxx" /yes
net stop "xxx" /yes

can someone explain to me why the service that needed to be stopped had to have the " " around it? PLus what does the /yes imply.

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by:Pete Long
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>>can someone explain to me why the service that needed to be stopped had to have the " " around it?

they only need quotes if there is a SPACE in them

net stop spooler

works cause spooler has no space in it :)
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to quantify

net stop windows time

will fail

net stop "windows time"

will work
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by:Pete Long
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the /yes switch Carries out the command without first prompting you to provide information or confirm actions.
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