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troubleshooting Question

reg query and if exist for a value

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MedquestFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft DOSProgramming
18 Comments1 Solution2733 ViewsLast Modified:
guys,

I am just trying to query the registry for a specific value and if it finds that value I want to the batch file to exit and if not to run the next line.

I start working with this one, but right now it's not reacting to the if statement:

*START*
@echo off
reg query HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MOM /v DependOnService /t REG_MULTI_SZ
if exist winmgmt goto Done
net stop MOM
Echo Y | reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MOM /v DependOnService /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d winmgmt\0rpcss\0eventlog
net start MOM
:Done
Exit
*END*

any help will be greatly appreciate it.