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Using a batch file to restart a service that has dependents.

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I am trying to restart a windows service using a batch file.  This windows service has two dependent services.  When I run the batch file manually it ask if i want to restart the dependents services by entering a (Y)es or (N)o.  When I set this up to run as a scheduled task it never completes because it is waiting for my input.  How to I write the batch file to enter in Y?
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One possibility is to create a text file that contains a Y and a CRLF.

then, in the batch file, use redirection like this:

ERASE FOO\*.*  <YES.TXT

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