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by Dos_Probie
13 Apr 2014 08:33
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: [ SOLVED ] ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'
Replies: 15
Views: 5109

Re: ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'

Can you explain how you plan to process SYS_TZ? Actually an ampersand is not the end of the world as already stated in the answers above. Regards aGerman Sure, here is the Computer Info script I have so far with the time zone included. @echo off :: SYSINFO COMBO COMMANDS For /F "delims=: token...
by Dos_Probie
13 Apr 2014 08:10
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: [ SOLVED ] ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'
Replies: 15
Views: 5109

Re: ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'

Thanks guys for all of your input, My first option was wmic because of the direct output and speed instead of systeminfo which is a lot slower from all the scanning, Eds is a good solution but Compos wmic script would be my first choice if the ampersand could somehow be parsed out.. :cry:
by Dos_Probie
12 Apr 2014 23:07
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: [ SOLVED ] ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'
Replies: 15
Views: 5109

[ SOLVED ] ampersand error "Eastern (US 'Canada)'

Got the following scripts with the echo working , but when creating variable get the "Eastern (US 'Canada)' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file" Anyone run into this before or have any ideas..Thanks DP WORKING: For /F "Tokens=2,*" ...
by Dos_Probie
09 Apr 2014 06:36
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Add day in current date
Replies: 6
Views: 2715

Re: Add day in current date

Note: If running Windows 7 to 8.1 you may need to runas admin on your batch or better yet just add a admin script to your code..DP :wink:
by Dos_Probie
07 Apr 2014 13:20
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Backup-batchfile issues and error messages
Replies: 29
Views: 6953

Re: Batch file not working

qim wrote:Hi thanks

No, I am using Windows7

Please, note that the batch file is working well except for the OperaMail (The imgs are ok, after all).

Thank you


Great, glad you got it working now, you can go ahead then and mark your post as [SOLVED]
DP.. :wink:
by Dos_Probie
07 Apr 2014 09:13
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: File protector program
Replies: 4
Views: 2015

Re: File protector program

Nice, do you have a ENG version?
by Dos_Probie
07 Apr 2014 08:16
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Backup-batchfile issues and error messages
Replies: 29
Views: 6953

Re: Batch file not working

I assume you are using XP and also copying from your I drive as well, been a while since I used XP but I believe the userprofile, missing your user name, backslash after Documents, directory for you system drive may be PART of your issue try something like this: PS: for error checking run your code ...
by Dos_Probie
03 Apr 2014 20:00
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Is it legal for a Bat script to delete itself.
Replies: 15
Views: 8435

Re: Is it legal for a Bat script to delete itself.

Dave's solution is the best for doing a batch self destruct when done, also if you have your batch running from a specified directory that is no longer needed you can also do the same with a self delete of the directory which also takes care of any orphan script files inside..DP cmd /c rd /s/q "...
by Dos_Probie
03 Apr 2014 19:53
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: If the application is runing or not
Replies: 3
Views: 1183

Re: If the application is runing or not

its call the program in use error and to close the application and try again
by Dos_Probie
29 Mar 2014 03:39
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: TextToHtml.bat - Easily create World Wide Web pages!
Replies: 42
Views: 12397

Re: TextToHtml.bat - Easily create World Wide Web pages!

+1 Foxidrive, Just Zip then dropbox it or use free cloud service like https://www.copy.com/home/ that you can just drag and drop the zip file to.
by Dos_Probie
27 Mar 2014 06:49
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: help with wmic bat file ouput problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4434

Re: help with wmic bat file ouput problem

Here is a Working script for XP Pro to Windows 8 (without need for 3rd party tools) that prints a oneliner .txt file to the SystemDrive\PC Details directory per OP request. Revise as needed..DP @echo off setlocal MD "%SystemDrive%\PC Details" Set "SD=%SystemDrive%" Set "PC=P...
by Dos_Probie
27 Mar 2014 03:25
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: type nul >con suppresses output
Replies: 5
Views: 2399

Re: type nul >con suppresses output

On Win7 and 8 It shows

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by Dos_Probie
26 Mar 2014 18:05
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Saving Vars
Replies: 8
Views: 3155

Re: Saving Vars

gaventemples31415 wrote:How would I save a variable so that it can be accessed if the program has been closed?

More information about your specific program and what exactly you are trying to do would be helpful for a better answer..DP
by Dos_Probie
26 Mar 2014 08:18
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: [SOLVED] batch to check for mutiple conditions of Office?
Replies: 3
Views: 8515

Re: [SOLVED] batch to check for mutiple conditions of Office

Thanks for the info Compo, after posting this I realized that the most reliable way would be via the registry uninstall section as well and not using bit as versions earlier than 2010 used Guids or not bit at all. btw Welcome to DosTips @echo off&&setlocal&&Title, + Office Edition + ...
by Dos_Probie
10 Mar 2014 07:31
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: [SOLVED] Batch to Parse tags from .log file
Replies: 12
Views: 9610

Re: Batch to Parse tags from .log file

@Squashman, your right just cause it says it won't work a lot of times it will, anyway thanks for the input and big Thanks to Dave and Foxi for the replace.bat (didn't know about that one) and code, I will be adding this to my main batch code and then report back with the results and a download if a...