How to code in auto "yes" response in .bat script.

Posted on 2012-09-13
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Last Modified: 2012-09-20

I am writing a basic windows .bat file to stop a network share. It is asking for a y/n and enter input before it can stop the share.

e.g net share folder \\server /delete

How do i code in the "yes" to automatically complete my program without manual input.

Note: The script will be a scheduled task, so it needs to auto run without manual input.
Question by:StewartTechnologies
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by:Christopher McKay
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You could try using an echo command to pipe to the net share command. Have you tried this:

echo y | net share folder \\server /delete

Hope this helps!


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Just add "/y" to your command line:n
et share "SomeShare" /delete /y

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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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Hi, I don't get the y/n question, but you can try adding /yes like this:

net share folder \\server /delete /yes

Or try this:

echo y | net share folder \\server /delete

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