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Choice from a batch file w/timeout

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Last Modified: 2013-11-10
Please look that the attached, I had this running a long time ago on W2K server, but when we upgraded, it seems as if the syntax of the Choice command have changed.

I keep receiving errors on the syntax of the choice command.

thanks



:Top

@Echo off
::Cls

Set Host=%1

:: If no parameter was passed, then set the host to old system.
if (%1) == () Set Host="89.26.210.1" 

Ping %Host%

Echo.
choice /C:pabcdefghijklmnoqrstuvwxyz0123456789.- /N /T:N,15 /D:P /M "Type 'P' to ping the 

host again ... Anything else to Exit."

::Echo %errorlevel%

::pause

if %errorlevel% == 1 goto Top

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