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I have many files "Invoice.201911100930.txt", which is "Invoice.(datetime-stamp).txt.  I want to eliminate "." after "Invoice", so it should be "Invoice201911100930.txt" using command prompt. Would you tell me how to?

Thank you in advance.
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I have a large directory with over 10,000 files... the are in a common file naming convention of:

[Last name], [firstname] [year]-[month] [characters]
EX Smith, J 2019-10 MMC

Wanted to display only the file names that do NOT have a space after the coma after the last name Ex "Smith,J 2019-10 MMC"

Is this possible and if so perhaps a view in Windows 10 File explorer.

Thank you.
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Windows 10

We received EDI from partner. Its file name is "Invoice.201910180930". Basically "Invoice.(today's date) format". I need to make it TXT format to import it to our database. How can I rename it to "Invoice.201910180930.txt" using command prompt?

Thank you in advance.
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Robocopy.  Is it possible to generate a report / log file that only shows the new folders created as part of a particular copy run?  The verbose log lists every folder and file touched and uses "new dir" to indicate a new folder, but given that this verbose log is >95,000 lines that can be cumbersome.
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Hi

I'm attempting to remove a partition from a HDD so I only have 1 partition not  2  see pic
Disk5.JPG
Using Xcopy I started to copy the data to another disk this run out of Memory so I'm now using FolderMatch

Xcopy cmd was something like

@ N:\
md Areeya (Drive name to be backed up)

cd Areeya

Xcopy E:\ /s

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In widows Explorer I cannot see a folder "Areeya" unless I type "N:\Areeya" in the explorer bar
I can then see all subfolders

Example properties of a subfolder

Garman.JPG
in a CMD window I get  

N:\>attrib
File not found - N:\*.*

N:\>attrib Areeya
A  SH                N:\Areeya

N:\>

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I think that means A => Archive S=> System H=> Hidden ??

Any suggestions how to make this folder visible in Windows Explorer? I have Show Hidden files ticked!

I'm hopping once I've copied all the data over I can remove both partitions and convert it back to Basic

I can then copy the data back again
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Hi Experts,

Not sure For /F is correct solution but I think it is.

Years.csv
Years.jpg
Desired Result for the 'Result.bat' file:
Desired_Result.jpg
My current For /F which is not working.  Never even makes it to the pause for some reason.

@echo off

set AppName=Fin

FOR /f "tokens=1 delims," %%G IN ("D:\Years.csv" DO @echo "call epmautomate exportData %AppName%_DATA_%%G %AppName%_LEV0_DATA_%%G.zip" > "D:\Result.txt"

pause

exit /b

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Years.csv
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looking for replacement the old 32 bit TOUCH program to change by commandline the date for file   like it was in dos
its not running in 64 bit

touch j:\*,*   or touch j:\*.txt    will files selected to today date
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I'm trying to create a batch file that will add the current date to a file. I found this online - but it only works when you enter it directly on the command line
for /f "tokens=1-5 delims=/ " %d in ("%date%") do rename "filename.pdf" filename_%g%e%f.pdf

If its in a bat file I receive this message
dategf.pdf was unexpected at this time.
screen shot of running commands
I'm looking for a solution and I'm not tied to this one if you have a better option.

Thank you!
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Hello experts,

Please can you explain me exactly what this command does ?

/C copy /b Image1.jpg + Archive.rar Image2.jpg

Best regards
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Hi,

I'm looking to copy a folder from one location to another. The destination folder does not exist.

How can I do this with Xcopy?

The following will copy all folders within sourcefolder, to destination folder, but that's not what i want.

Xcopy /E /I   c:\temp\sourcefolder  T:\temp\destinationfolder\

I want to copy folder sourcefolder to a new folder within destination folder.

Any help much appreciated.

Thanks


MS ref: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/289483/switches-that-you-can-use-with-xcopy-and-xcopy32-commands
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Hi Experts,

This is in regards to the following question.

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29154904/List-PC-Names-and-browser-versions.html#a42927703

In addition, that script only works for IE, I would like to add check for Chrome, Safari and Firefox as well?

Whoever has an answer kindly post it here.

Thanks
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How do I control the information displayed in the dos window header?

If I run a batch file, it will display the name of the batch file in the header of the DOS window which it is running in. Also if I pass parameters to the batch file, it will display the name of the batch file followed by the parameters values passed. So how can I prevent batch file name and input parameter from being displayed in the header, when the batch file is running?
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In the DOS command window, after my dos command or batch file has completed it's run, I would like for the dos window to close. Does anyone know if there is a command which will close the dos window after the command file has completed it's run?  You see I am not allowed to change the command file "mergeStrayFiles.cmd", so I cannot place a close dos window command inside of my .cmd file. So somehow dos needs to close the dos windows once the command file has completed running.




>mergeStrayFiles.cmd
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I have the following batch file now I want to add STEP 1 STEP 2 if STEP 1 FAILED then goto next step and send email or generate output in txt

powershell.exe -executionpolicy bypass -file J:\Backup\EnableTCP-IP_Named_Pipes.ps1
powershell.exe -executionpolicy bypass -file J:\Backup\Restart-SQL_Server.ps1
if errorlevel 1 echo Unsuccessful > J:\Backup\result.txt
if errorlevel 0 echo command executed successfully > J:\Backup\result.txt

Thanks
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Hi Experts,
I am looking for a program that will list all PC names, browser names and versions within the network.
Would prefer it to be done either as a DOS command, batch file or VBA.
Thanks
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Hi Experts,

How can I modify this DOS command to only look at files created after a certain date?

Thanks
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If I am in DOS, how do I find out specific documentation about a dos command? For example I want to find out about the dos command /k switch which can be used to prevent a dos window from closing when called from an application.
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I am running an SQLCMD command from DOS against a SQL Server 2008 database that occasionally outputs the following message at the end of the data:
"WARNING: Null value is eliminated by an aggregate or other SET operation."

I do not control the DB and do not want to fix the error, I just want to suppress the warning message.
I know the default ERRORLEVEL is 0.
If I add the output parameter -m1 this warning disappears.  This is what I want because the output is read by a different program and does not expect messages at the end.

But it raises a few other questions for me:
1.  What ERRORLEVEL values exist in SQL Server?
2.  Do they mean anything?
3.  Is there a maximum (if I want to suppress any/all errors)?

Thanks!
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Hello,

I am trying to create a batch file in windows 10 that would delete all files & folders from a specific folder and its sub-folders that there modified date is prior 5/23/2019.  I have used DateModified:<5/23/2019, then highlight them, then delete them, but for some reason next time run DateModified:<5/23/2019
 to make sure all prior 5/23/2019 has been deleted, more are displayed.  Also tried placing *.* then sorting by date but since so many files, takes super long but also after deleting, I search again,more files prior 5/23/2019.  I also tried ForFiles but also, no success.

Help.
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Running MySQL 5.7 on Windows 7 Pro.

I have searched Experts Exchange before posting this question. I cannot find a suitable answer.

My question:  
I want to automatically backup my Mysql database using  a command line so it can occur automatically.
I want to add the date and time to the dump file name.  For example:
 
c:\Program Files\MySql\MySql Server 5.7\bin>mysqldump -u root -ppassword –databases dbname > mysqlbkup13-June2019_02:00.sql

The date should be in dd-mmm-yyyy format.  The time should be in 24 hour format.
I am not a DOS expert so I don’t know how to convince DOS to add the date and time to the output file name.  

Could someone please tell me how to do this?
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Hello,
I am tried to copy folder structure from folder a to folder b exlcuding all files.
I don't understand why files are copied with the following command:
robocopy folder a folder b /e xf *.*

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Thank you
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Hello,

What is the best way to deploy PowerPoint template throw GPO for whole domain users.


I have 3 files for use :
.cmd
.msi
.cab

the cmd file containe:

@ECHO off
SETLOCAL
SET TSManager=TSManager.exe

TASKLIST /FI "IMAGENAME EQ %TSManager%" 2>NUL | FIND /I /N "%TSManager%">NUL
IF "%ERRORLEVEL%"=="0" GOTO TaskSequenceDeployment

:ApplicationDeployment
MSIEXEC /I "%~dps0PowerPointTemplate.msi" /L*v "%temp%\PowerPointTemplate_1.0.0_Eng.log" ALLUSERS=1 REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qb-!
SET RETURNCODE=%errorlevel%
EXIT %RETURNCODE%

:TaskSequenceDeployment
MSIEXEC /I "%~dps0PowerPointTemplate.msi" /L*v "%temp%\PowerPointTemplate_1.0.0_Eng.log" ALLUSERS=1 REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
SET RETURNCODE=%errorlevel%
EXIT %RETURNCODE%

Thanks
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I have two large batches of programs - several years work - in QuickBasic and Fortran IV .
I need to update these to a more modern language (Python?).
Are there any automatic translators?
where would I find them?
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Is there a Dir command line option to search for a file or folder under a directory but exclude a specific subfolder in the search? dir /b /s ??
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Dear Sir,

I am writing a script to ping multiple computer (hostname) at Dos prompt. A text file which contains multiple hostname. I would like to redirect the result to a text file and named using date and time.

Please advise. Thank you.

With regards,
Wataw
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