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Windows 7: Help Needed Creating Batch File

23 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit
Help Needed Creating Batch File


I have 2 files that are in the same directory which I want to start one after the other.

I have created a simple batch file like this which opens 2 files at the same time.


Start Server.exe
Start Game.exe

Is it possible to leave say a 10 second gap between opening the Server.exe and Game.exe? Also is it possible to quit Server.exe when I exit Game.exe?

It probably isn't possible but I am pretty useless at scripts and need some help.

Any help would be appreciated.

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23 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1

Here you go. Just put the location where the first.exe and second.exe are.
The 10000 = 10 seconds.

start "HandBrake" "G:\Program Files\HandBrake\Handbrake.exe"

start first.exe
echo wscript.sleep 10000 > temp.vbs
start /wait temp.vbs
start second.exe
del temp.vbs
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 Bit

Thanks rustberger. It worked like a treat. Is it possible to quit the first loaded file after the second file exits?

I guess this isn't something that a simple batch file can do and is more a programming issue?
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