Virtualab Protocols (Chang Bioscience)
MS-DOS batch files
is a text file that contains one or more commands and has a .bat or
.cmd file extension. Under MS-DOS at the command prompt you can run
the commands sequentially as they appear in the file by type the file
name. Double-click on the file icon will also run the commands under Windows.
One can also schedule a batch file to run at specific times using
1. To edit a new .bat file, start Notepad.
2. Type in the following command:
Or use any commands you would like to run.
3. Save as "mybatch.bat".
4. The mybatch.bat icon shouldn't look like the icon for a text file. If it looks like a text
file, make sure that the "save as" file type is "All files (*.*)" when saving.
5. Double-click on the mybatch.bat icon to run the batch file. A notepad
window should appear.
To schedule a batch file to run at specific times, see