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by berserker
26 Dec 2013 01:58
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 39
Views: 10207

Re: MS DOS batch file ebook.

Ed Dyreen wrote:'
Batch is slow and doesn't handle unicode yet Microsoft refuses to update their native scripting language.
Whether this is to stay compatible with older software or to favor their other products is not sure.

yes they did, that's why they are now called VBscript or Powershell.
by berserker
25 Dec 2013 06:56
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: bowling, anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

Re: bowling, anyone?

those games are done with old DOS in mind. So the "crash" is expected. It might (or might not) work if you set the compatibiilty mode as described here . Also can try installing dosbox etc indicated in the post. As for downloading older windows version to run your games, a little bit of se...
by berserker
25 Dec 2013 00:11
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Batch Wake-On-Lan
Replies: 15
Views: 8888

Re: Batch Wake-On-Lan

thephantomblu wrote:
penpen, can we call Powershell scripts in a batch file?

you can run powershell from batch. See here