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Windows 7: cant make a batch file:)

20 Mar 2010   #1
monkeyshyte101

Windows 7
 
 
cant make a batch file:)

hello i need help making .bat file from .txt Windows 7 wont make it for me when i rename the thing to .bat i just see it as .bat.txt thx


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20 Mar 2010   #2
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

OK.
Take the original .TXT file and open it in notepad.
Go to File>Save as.
In the file type drop down menu at the bottom select all files.
Enter a name for your file followed by .BAT.

Hope this helps.

Oli
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20 Mar 2010   #3
monkeyshyte101

Windows 7
 
 

yep it worked ty
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20 Mar 2010   #4
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Hi monkeyshyte101, just wanted to explain to you how to mark threads as solved and the uses of other buttons.

To the top right of this post you will see 3 icons. An orange (+), a set of scales and a red and white warning triangle.

The orange (+) or blue (-) denotes whether a user is on or offline (orange = on, blue = off)

The scales are used to give rep points; click this button if someone has helped you significantly or solved your queries (only give this to posts you think really deserve it).

The red and white warning triangle are used to denote either an abusive post OR to mark a thread ad solved (just put solved in the box that comes up and the admins or moderators will mark it solved).

I'll mark it solved for you this time.

Oli
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20 Mar 2010   #5
stony

Windows v6.1.7600
 
 

Alternatively you could save the file with quotation marks eg. "file.bat"
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