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Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS) was an operating system for x86-based personal computers, and traces of it are still found in the Windows operating system. DOS is still used in some embedded systems and for certain legacy 16-bit networks.

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Hi,
amongst all the daily activities I have, there 2 that really takes a lot of time because I have to do it manually :(

Case 1:
I have 1 executable file, "myApp.exe" that needs to be copied  …

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when it displays "Global Group memberships", it it is long, then it is only partially seen. is there a way you break it down to many single line step output?

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We have an old accounting program that wants to write to a dot matrix printer and was setup to use LPT1 via a command:

net user lpt1 \\computer\printer

I want the output to go to a pdf how is …

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Suppose  file a.bat is calling b.bat.  If there is any error in running any command line in b.bat, is it possible for this error be caught in bat.b

In file a.bat, the following lines have been …

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I know the DOS command to copy a file from one folder to another in the Windows file system.  But what I need to do is have that copy process executed automatically as soon as a file is dropped into …

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How to make a "Try / exception" from the code below?

1) "running successfully", send an email.
To: xxx@hotmail.com
Subject: Backup completed successfully.
Body: Backup performed successfully.

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If it's Monday
XCOPY source [destination]


If it's Tuesday
XCOPY source [destination]

...

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I need to set a variable based on two conditions.  If either of the conditions are true then set the variable one way, if neither are true then set the variable another way.

Basically I'm playing …

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Hello,

I have a script that I am using to delete old files off of the system by modified date.  Is there a wild card that can be used in the folder path?

(CODE)
If I run this on a specific …

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Hi Experts,

I'm looking to see which files were placed today (or last few days) on a network drive, since they can be in different folders/sub folders, how can I get such a list?

PS. If I can …

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Hi Guys, I used text-to-columns to convert a text file to Excel. I have added some info into the Excel file and I now want to convert it back to an MS Dos file with "~" in between the lines. How do I …

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Hi People,

I'd like to ask some help from you to assist me in modifying the Robocopy script below:

(CODE)

So that it can:

1. Move the files safely from D:\ Passenger Details directory into…

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Hi All,

I had a windiws 95 hard drive fail last week due to bad sectors.  I was able to recover the data, but the new disk won't boot.  I've got a start up floppy disk which let's me get me to a …

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I have .ods files in branch wise folder, in branch folder there is Subfolder named Data in data folder there  are date wise folders in which file is exist.
i want to copy that file with .ods …

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How to write command prompt output to file and show console output in console at same time.

If I have a bat file with

a.bat > output.txt

I can't see the results of a.bat in the window like …

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I have a process that runs...lets  call it process.exe.

There is always going to be more that one of this process running.  Lets say for example that I have 5 of process.exe running.  They would …

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Hi guys

I have a text file with full file paths, listed like this example below:

G:\folder\support_team\example.pdf
G:\folder2\work centre\example.docx
and so on.

I want to use this text …

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I have two flat files with the the same fields

File1 includes some of the data of file2
file2 also include some of the data of file1

Now I want to run a process to output a file which only …

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Hi,

I have two files that should be identical.  However sometimes one of the files will not have the same number of decimal places.  This causes our 'fc' command to fail.   Problem is the variance …

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How to schedule a script in windows  to move files daily from different computers running windows 7 professional, windows xp and windows 10  and  not joined to the domain controller to a central …

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I Have an old computer that I run dos on and I noticed it sometimes flickers and has an odd coloration. purplish to be exact. I thought the vga port was going bad, so I bought 2 new(old) graphics card…

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Hi

I have a junction in a directory of a Windows 2008 R2 server like

>dir /A:L e:\folder\dirname.*
11.08.2016  14:02    <JUNCTION>     dirname [f:\folder\dirname]

What I found is that

dir…

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I have a need for my backup server to stop  and  then restart a remote server's service to improve throughput. I have the following PSTools command string:

psexec \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -u …

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Hello All;

OK, I have a drive that is potentially bad. I ran the Seatools for Windows, and it told me to run the Seatools for Dos.
I downloaded the tool, and create the USB bootable

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I have a batch file it renames files

rename *.rar *.cbr
rename *.zip *.cbz
rename *.7z *.cb7
rename *.tar *.cbt
rename *.ace *.cba

but some times I have a file that has the same name as what…

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Microsoft DOS

13K

Solutions

8

Articles & Videos

12K

Contributors

Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS) was an operating system for x86-based personal computers, and traces of it are still found in the Windows operating system. DOS is still used in some embedded systems and for certain legacy 16-bit networks.

Related Topics

  1. Windows Batch
  2. Windows XP
  3. VB Script
  4. Windows OS
  5. Microsoft Legacy OS
  6. Programming