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Automatically download text data from a webpage

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Hi,

The webpage below is essentially a .txt file. How can I automatically download the data to a .txt file using either a windows batch script. There are 40 different pages that I would like to automatically download on a regular basis.

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climate/uk/stationdata/oxforddata.txt

Thank you
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You can use 'wget' and run it thru a batch file that is run as a Windows Scheduled Task which is found in your Control Panel or in Accessories under System Tools.

http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/wget.htm
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