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Renaming a file in a batch file

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I am writing a batch file to change the name of a file to the date, then move it to the server. I can't get it to work.

This is the batch file


SET FDATE=%DATE:~4,2%-%DATE:~7,2%-%DATE:~10,4%
REN "C:\documents and settings\ccarlson\desktop\tape.rpt" %FDATE%.rpt

Move "C:\documents and settings\ccarlson\desktop\%FDATE%.txt" "I:\All Ballys\SDSBckLogs\2007\March\"


pause

this is the errors


C:\Documents and Settings\ccarlson\Desktop>SET FDATE=7/-00-

C:\Documents and Settings\ccarlson\Desktop>REN "C:\documents and settings\ccarls
on\desktop\tape.txt" 7/-00-.txt
The system cannot find the path specified.

C:\Documents and Settings\ccarlson\Desktop>Move "C:\documents and settings\ccarl
son\desktop\7/-00-.txt" "I:\All Ballys\SDSBckLogs\2007\March\"
The system cannot find the path specified.

C:\Documents and Settings\ccarlson\Desktop>pause
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