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How To Convert Batch File (.txt) To Ms Dos File ?


Windows 7 notebook. How do i convert a short batch file (.txt) to an ms-dos file. In windows xp i could change it by using 'file type'.

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Directory Creation With Batch File

We use a batch file to install an application, mainly because the application requires a few pre-requisite items to be in place or it will bomb out terribly. In the batch file we set a few variables for directory names, paths to copy files to and from, ect. Two directories that i'm trying to have the batch file create are in c:userspublicdesktop"appname" and c:programdatamicrosoftwindowsstart menuprograms"appname" (putting the same directory with the various application shortcuts on the desktop and in the start menu).

However, when i run the batch file i get the error message "access is denied" for those two actions. I can manually create these directories without any trouble.given that this batch file ran without any trouble on our windows xp machines i’m at a loss for how to correct it.


Posted On: 2010-03-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I want to skip the step of renaming it each time. I want to just associate the files with the zip viewer. In fact i don't need to associate it, just open-with a single time: i know if i can do it once, it will always be an available option on the right-click context menu of the files.

But i can't find which program is associated with zip files. I tried searching the system-32 folder.


Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Autorun.inf Help With Opening Txt Files

I have always been using autorun files, but i decided to discover more features that it has to offer. Anyone who has any experience knows what this code does:

Shell\setup\command=setup.exe
Shell\setup=run setup

Does anyone know how to open something like a text file instead of the executable? I've tried doing this:

Shell\text\command=class.txt
Shell\text=open text file

But that just gave me an error. Does anyone know how i could set that up, and if its even possible.


Posted On: 2012-08-30 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Batch Files Problem

Hi, i was wondering if anyone who is more knowledgeable then i can help out. Its problem something really simple but i cant seem to figure out what i'm doing wrong. Im trying to get a batch file to copy or move a couple of files from the public folder in windows 7 to a folder on the c drive in the program files. I would like the moved files to replace the ones already there. I've tried xcopy, copy, and move commands and cant get this to work. It always gives me access is denied in the command prompt even when i run it as administrator.

Posted On: 2010-03-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Basically, i am using stata and excel application soft ware alternatively. I need to copy output of stata in to excel for different reason. However, the operating system doesn't recognize digits. For instance, 0. 32178 figures on stata are automatically converted to 32178.


Posted On: 2010-06-04 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

This File Does Not Have A Program Associated With It

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However, if i right click on the mouse and choose open, i can access the drive/folder with no problem. How do i correct this back to ordinary clicking on the drive/folder?


Posted On: 2010-06-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Delete File

Windows 7 - word 2007. Was editing a .doc file (compatibly mode) when word went into a loop where it ignored all input. I waited for a half hour and finally had to stop word with the task manager. The file that was open at the time cannot be deleted or renamed. Same results when system booted in safe mode. Message is "the action can't be completed because the file is open in microsoft office word". Word is not open at this point. Same result after a reboot and no other actions other than the attempt to delete same message.

If the file is opened in word, and immediately closed with no actions of any kind, the same result, still cannot delete the file and same message is given.

Surprisingly the file can be copied but attempting to delete the copy gets the same message.

How can i delete the file?


Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

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I have a downloaded file on my computer that is like 500mb or so, and it will not delete. Every time i move it to the recycle bin and attempt to empty explorer goes unresponsive and totally locks up. I know that my hdd has one "unstable" sector which was not relocated, and is pending a relocation (via hdd smart status), and i believe that maybe that sector contains the file. How can i get rid of this stupid thing please help. The file is just an ordinary setup file for a game, with no encryption or protection.

Posted On: 2010-08-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Delete A File

Cannot delete a file that is causing my computer to freeze for 3 minutes. Downloaded trail version of photo impact cx3. Uninstalled it but my computer froze for 3 minutes every 10 minutes. Links in internet explorer often dont work. Isolated a file untitled1. Ufo which seems to be the problem. It is a splash screen for cx3. I can not delete this file.

Posted On: 2010-05-23 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Error - This File Does Not Have A Program Associated With It

Error box: "this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the set associations control panel". I am using desktop pc: hp windows vista hompe premium 32 bit. (Service pack 2) and my pc is updated with all the latest updates. My problem: when some one email me an internet link and i try to open the link in my internet mail, then this "set associations control panel" box appears on my screen.

I have tried everything to 'set this association' but i am unable to do it, because when i= click on start= open default programs= set your default program. I do not see my internet explorer in the default program box. Also, when i click on "default programs"= and open : " set program access and computer defaults"= my setting is checked on: "custom"= at: 'choose a default browser' the "use my current web browser" is checked. = 'choose a default email program' the "use my current email" is checked.

When i experienced this problem, i had windows explorer 7 on my vista (32 bit) and i downloaded internet explorer 8 and i thought that it would solve the problem. But it didn't. I still cannot open any internet website links that i receive in my email letters. (I do  not have any problems to open my internet explorer when i click on  my internet explorer link or to surf the web) my problem is only when someone send me email with a link to a webpage, on the internet (any webpage) then i cannot open the link from my windows mailbox.

Also when i open software like powerdirector 7 and when i want to create a 'menu' and i want to click on the "download more menu templates from directorzone" that will link me to the website on the internet the same "this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action.

Create an association in the set associations control panel" but again, internet explorer 7 (and now i downloaded ie 8) does not appear in my default program box that enables me to set an association. What can i do? Will the program "hijack this" help me in some way, to give you more information about this problem?(I do have firefox on my computer as well).


Posted On: 2010-06-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Error - File Does Not Have A Program Associated With It

When ever i click on files, folders and search icon in task bar it gives this error "this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the default program control panel". Please help me & how can i get rid off by this error. In default programs what should i do?

Posted On: 2009-12-15 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Win 7 Loader File

I posted this in the forums but i think i posted it in the wrong place:have a co-worker who has an it friend who is offering to load windows 7 on his computer. He gave him the dvds but said he needed to load it for him because there is a file called "windows 7 loader" that needs to be installed first so it can show windows 7 is valid. I told him i thought it sounded bogus but he says his friend got it directly from microsoft.

I want to make sure my friend doesn't get caught in a bad situation and i found the "windows 7 loader" is a hack. I need to know if this is a hack program which masks illegal copies of windows. I do a lot of malware analysis and removal of systems locally and would absolutely refuse to fix a pc with a hack program on it.


Posted On: 2010-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

File Size Issue

I'm confused. I'm trying to write video files to a dvd. I use sony movie studio 9 pe. It compiles at 5. 4 gb. Yes. It's a long movie i made. To fit it on a 4. 7 gb dvd i used a program to "shrink" it. I now comes in at 4. 2 gb on the hard drive. I can't use sony dvd software to burn it because it says the size is 5. 4 gb when the dvd holds only 4. 7. I know why that is happening. So i' good there. To get around that i tried to use nero 8, it says the file is 4. 8. Again over the 4. 7 gb limit. So i tried using the bundled win 7 dvd burning software. It says the size is 4. 2 and the dvd can only hold 4. 3. Um. What?

I'm on win 7 professional 64 bit on a intel i7 920 processor. Is the 64 bit playing around with the file size? I'm new to 64 bit stuff. I have the latest firmware update installed for the dvd/cd drive. All programs are to their latest releases. I'm stumped.


Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Obex File Transfer

I have windows 7 home premium 32bit. From time to time i am using usb bluetooth dongle(chipset broadcom 2045), which is without a problem detected and all drivers are installed properly by windows. Only problem which i have is with obex file transfer. I can send to my paired phone(nokia 6300) any amount of files in terms of quantity or size, as far as there is enough space on phone memory card, but not conrarywise - from phone to pc.

Always when i send something from phone to pc, what si larger than cca 300-310kb transfer fails. Has somebody an idea if this is nokia problem or problem in microsoft bluetooth stack? Why is it working only one way, from pc to phonelso is there some way how to browse paired phone through windows explorer the same way like with 3rd party software from widcomm or bluesoleil?


Posted On: 2010-07-27 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Can't Delete File

I created a set of files with photorec (http://en. Wikipedia.org/wiki/photorec) on to an external usb hard drive. Now i can't delete them without extreme effort. The only program that seems to be able to delete them is unlocker (http://ccollomb. Free. Fr/unlocker/) but that delete at only one file per 6 seconds and i have over 88, 000 files. I think that would over 6 days. There has to be a better way.

The message i get under xp is simply access denied. I have administrator privileges and i also tried setting the actual user to have full access but even that modification to the files was denied. I tried connecting the drive to a windows 7 machine and experienced almost the exact same behavior. If i try to delete them normally i receive an error saying that i need administrator privileges, but when i run explorer as administrator i receive the same message.

I also still can't update the access privileges in windows 7. I have used photorec many time before and i've never seen this behavior. The the computer had a lot of viruses on in before recovering the data. Maybe one of them changed an access setting.


Posted On: 2010-05-09 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Cannot Delete File Problems

I downloaded a file with firefox, and with ms security essentials auto-scanning new files. This file contains no viruses, i have downloaded it before with no problems on a different computer using eset security. Once the download completed, firefox and mse froze. I opened the downloads folder and everything worked fine until i hovered the mouse over that file. Explorer froze.

Every time the file is even hovered over, let alone clicked, explorer froze. I also tried deleting it via glary utilities file shredder. That froze. Any way i can delete it?

The file is an .exe for a game mod. Link:
http://www.Moddb.com/mods/get-a-life/downloads/get-a-life-mod-full-version-v10
(It's 701mb. Test for viruses if you want)

I've also tried renaming / deleting the folder that the file is in. It tells me that the file is currently being used by a process, but i can't find any process using it in either task manager, comodo firewall's process manager or even glary utilities process manager.


Posted On: 2010-02-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Games File Problems

I've inserted 2 shortcuts to websites in the microsoft games file. (The one with solitaire, chess etc)

Neither of them work (they did in vista)

Now i can't get rid of the logo's !Right clicking does nothing. I can seem to move them but they remain locked in the games window. Any idea how i can get rid of them ?

The other problem i have is that i can't seem to move the games into the order i want. I know i can reorganise, but why can't i just click and move them like i used to ?


Posted On: 2010-05-14 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

File Access Problem

Didn't see this fix in the list, so- i just got a machine with windows 7. I wanted to arrange the 80 plus programs in my start menu into folders and to scrap the goofy folders some programs put on there, and i want to get into my cookies files to see who is hanging on, but this os denies access (fwiw, one user, i am administrator). I change the properties> security to allow access as win help says, and it still does not allow access. (I have enabled hidden files, just in case. ).

I've been programming and fixing software and hardware since hollerith cards, and i have had a couple pcs of one type or another since my 1983 ibm. So i don't live to work on them, i just want it to do what_i_ want it to do. >> How does one get to access windows 7 files when the security access "fix" does not work? No smoke now. Those cookies and links exist somewhere and someone looked at them during programming.


Posted On: 2010-04-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I have a computer with 2 hard drives. One drive has windows 7, the other has vista. I can choose which disk to boot from on startup. I now want to migrate my files from vista to 7. I have tried using the windows easy transfer wizard and now i am stumped as to what to do.

1. Ran the wizard on my 7 drive
2. Installed wetw on my vista drive
3. Hit transfer your files
4. Clicked next
5. Clicked on an external hard drive
6. Click yes to that this is my new computer
7. Browsed to where my files are stored on my vista drive
8. Have a choice of a amd 64 or x86 folder

So what do i do next? Have pulled out all of most is remaining of my hair! I am sure that i must be missing something, does anyone have a thread that they can point me to?


Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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When i boot computer, windows 7 starts in the normal way, but, for the past couple of days, i have been getting a window opening asking to know which program to run for a specific file. The file seems to be called "stephen" and is in the c:users directory. It has no file extension. It is 1094 bytes and inside entitles itself as "interface list" and contains the names of the realtek controllers and a loop back controller. What can i do to get this back doing what it should, or can i just delete it?Stephen

Posted On: 2010-06-27 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I'm new to windows 7 and i'm getting very frustrated. I have 2 user logins on the same laptop, one for me and one for my wife and i want to share folders and files with the other user. For instance all my photos are stored in my pictures on my login and i would like to share this folder with my wife's login. I have tried all the "share with" options but noting seems to work. They all talk about sharing on a home network but i don't have a network, only one laptop. Please help before i blow a fuse!


Posted On: 2010-05-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

File Crashes Explorer

A file i have been downloading for a game via bittorent (legal mod for a game) that i was re downloaded to play with friends has been giving me some trouble. It started with bittorrent locking up when trying to check the files after i re started it, so i thought it was the program and uninstalled it and went to delete the 2 files i was downloading. When i try to delete the files it would bring up the recycle task bar and start locking up my computer and eventually crash explorer, even after that i can hear my hard drive making noise so i ran virus scans (avg), hijack this, ccleaner, seagates hard driver check (to see if it was dieing).

And nothing came up. I know have the two files sitting there and if i do anything to them, try to move them, right click them, etc explorer will freeze and crash. And even after it comes back on i can hear my hard drive accessing data or trying to do something. So my best guess is the files got corrupt during the download when i stopped the download and for some reason wont allow me to touch them. Any ideas?


Posted On: 2010-08-12 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Save As File Locations

Often when saving a file, a window pops up with several, what appear to be random, file locations listing where the file can be saved. Some of the locations are actually internet sights. I, always want to save the files to a folder on the hard drive of my computer, usually in the documents folder or a sub-folder. The list of available locations is getting longer and it's hard to find the documents folder in this list. How can i delete all the locations, especially the internet locations, and keep this drop down list manageable?

Posted On: 2010-04-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .