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Windows 7: C:\>pause Press any key to continue . . .

05 Oct 2009   #1
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 
C:\>pause Press any key to continue . . .

Hi, does anybody know if i can change the text that the "pause" command shows?

Code:
C:\>pause
Press any key to continue . . .
to something like

Code:
C:\>pause <something>
Press any key to exit . . .
- Hakon


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05 Oct 2009   #2
Antman

 

In DOS, you could edit the io.sys file to change the string. If you know how to do that, we can talk.
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05 Oct 2009   #3
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

Now, that was funny.

Nope i dont, isnt there any parameter i can specify ?
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05 Oct 2009   #4
Antman

 

Resource Hacker - Tweaking with Vishal

All About Resource Hacker in a brief Tutorial - Tweaking with Vishal

You will also need to understand a hex editor.

I cannot assist you with this unless you have an advanced command of the OS or at least solid image technique.
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05 Oct 2009   #5
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

Nono, im not interested in that. I just want to know if there is anything i can type after "pause" (or before it) that will display any other text
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05 Oct 2009   #6
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

No....should have been obvious from Antman's comments... o.o
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05 Oct 2009   #7
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

bah, i did it once but cant remember how...

edit:
im 98% sure i did it
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05 Oct 2009   #8
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

i got it!
Code:
@echo off
pause | echo Press any key to exit. . .
put that in a bat file and try it, exactly what i wanted... noobs
i know it gives the "The process tried to write to a nonexistent pipe." error but that dosent matter since it exit's right away
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05 Oct 2009   #9
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hakon View Post
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i know it gives the "The process tried to write to a nonexistent pipe." error but that dosent matter since it exit's right away
Code:
pause > nul | echo press any key to be more l33t
Your question was somewhat ambiguous though.
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05 Oct 2009   #10
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

Thanks a lot H2SO4
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