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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 ...

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Display correct characters of Text file in Notepad and other apps

byjana
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Hi Experts!


I have been having problem understanding and getting to display come characters in CMD.

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Mouse Trap

Advanced DOS batch pitfalls

byQlemo
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The following is a collection of cases for strange behaviour when using advanced techniques …
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DOS: ECHO text to previous line - by Paul Tomasi

byt0t0
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One of my most closely kept secrets is revealed in this discussion

How to output text on the
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printing in dos os HELP

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I am at a client we migrated his old dos computer to a new computer still running dos. i connected …
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How to read data from an old DOS HDD

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My client asked me to get the programs and data from an old PC.   Its an old 386/486 that defines …
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Place shortcut from batch file to Windows 10 taskbar

byjana
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Hi Expert!


I think I have placed this question before, but I cannot find it (sorry).  I am trying to

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Create bat file to remove first two lines of text file and resave under same name

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I am having all sorts of fun trying to figure this out, but have not embraced victory yet...hence my…
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export/delete using windows task scheduler

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Hi,

I have a Oracle 9i database, for which i have to export the full database
1) once a week
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Auto file move and rename

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Hi guys

Heres my situation:

I have a folder which every few ecs to minutes a file is created …
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How to copu batch file to a network location

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I have a table with these fields

document_id, document_source_patch, document_destination …
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Batch Script to run deletion of several folders nightly.

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Hi all,

I created a batch script and was wondering if someone could let me know if there are any …
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Cannot Get MS-DOS 6.22 running

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I have 2 HP Vectra 386/25 PC's that I am trying to rebuild with DOS 6.22
- I have run the system …
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Batch file to copy data daily

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I have the need to copy a directory to an external drive.
I'd like to keep an "archive" of 7 …
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Batch file not copying second file.

bybfuchs
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Hi Experts,

I have a batch file containing the following.

Where the js file downloads Schedule list …
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append variable to directory name in a batch?

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Was wondering if there was a simple way to append a variable to a directory name within a batch …
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Batch Rename PDF images to Tiff

bysatzm
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Experts: I have 3000 .tif (xxxxxx.tif) images that accidentally had their suffixes changed to .PDF's…
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Using dates in batch files / scripts

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See my pages here: http://scripts.dragon-it.co.uk/ for more batch, VBScript, HTA etc.


Using dates

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VB Script & Bat: backup and organize folders

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Hello experts,


I have an Archive folders that contains multiple folders with the following …
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How can I copy files from one drive to another using IF THEN ELSE or IF exists

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Hi

I am trying to make and IF then else statement in my dos batch file, is that possible? My …
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how to do xcopy only the most recent file

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I have the following Windows script, I want to only xcopy the most recent file - just one file every…

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