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Find File Using a Batch File On 2 Different Drives. - If Not found on the first one to check the second one in the root directory.

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Search USB Drives. If file is not found on the first one to go to next.

Hi All,

I am trying to use a batch file that is run from local disk C: which looks for a specific file. If file not found on the first one to go to the second one.  It checks the first drive letter but it will not go to the next drive.

echo  Checking For USB
for %%a in (f g) do if exist %%a:\nul (
  set Drive=%%a
  echo  USB or Extended Drive Found
  goto Run
echo  File Not Found, Please USB Stick
goto EndBad
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