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Delete & remake empty text files


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#1 wahlroot

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Posted 01 September 2005 - 08:36 PM

I have a Batch File that deletes some text files at bootup in some applications. These empty text files are remade when the application is started. This is the line that I use to do this.
DEL /s /q "C:\PROGRA~1\Application\File.dat"
This slows the application startup. I would like to have the empty text files remade by the batch file during bootup. I tried this after the DEL Line but it did not work.
copy "C:\Folder\File.dat C:\PROGRA~1\Application"
Is this possible. If so, how.

Edited by wahlroot, 01 September 2005 - 08:37 PM.


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#2 wahlroot

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Posted 01 September 2005 - 11:40 PM

OK I made my batch file lines as follows, and it seems to work. Replaces the .dat files with other empty ones I had placed in the C:\folder. I had to remove the quotation marks before C and afterApplication. do not know why.
copy /y C:\Folder\File.dat C:\PROGRA~1\Application

Edited by wahlroot, 01 September 2005 - 11:41 PM.


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Posted 01 September 2005 - 11:58 PM

Thanks for posting back with the "fix", wahlroot.
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