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Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 2,776
Posted By jfk92
thanks for the reply Kaktussoft - unfortunatley...

thanks for the reply Kaktussoft - unfortunatley they don't allow that upgrade any longer "in your region" - when I attempted it. That would have JUST been TOO easy! :mad: so I went online to MSFT...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 2,776
Posted By jfk92
W7 Home Premium upgrade to Professional possible?

Hi,

I mistakenly ordered a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and as a result - am unable to add it to the work network domain - I just screwed up. Is it possible to "upgrade the O/S" (pay to...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
thanks UsernameIssues and MilesAhead. ...

thanks UsernameIssues and MilesAhead.

UsernameIssues - I took your advice and tried to replicate what you have. I changed my backup script to the exact same simple temp file directory, single...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
this was a great idea. unfortunately I seem to...

this was a great idea. unfortunately I seem to get the same results regardless of how I am firing this - it seems that with the 'prompt' (first batch) even IF bundled into a single file the "PAUSE"...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
If you read my suggestion it said "the 2nd...

If you read my suggestion it said "the 2nd command".[/QUOTE]

thx but unfortunately wrapping the second command into a vbs file doesn't solve the issue either. Same behavior exhibited -...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
MilesAhead - I think you just gave me an avenue...

MilesAhead - I think you just gave me an avenue to pursue - I've been saying it as the possible issue/action but not realizing then that might be the problem to address! lol. if the O/S is viewing...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
thank you for the suggestions - I'll give them a...

thank you for the suggestions - I'll give them a try. curious though - I am using the 1st command prompt a the user interaction to decide if they want/are ready to backup at that time or not...if...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
Absolutely - it works great if I open the...

Absolutely - it works great if I open the 'prompt' manually OR if it fires and I don't have outlook or anything open and can just hit a key so it triggers the second file execution and backup. but...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By jfk92
Using a .bat file to run another .bat file - 2nd .bat file (fails)

Hi,

I am using two .bat files together. The first .bat file runs on a timed scheduled task (something like 3pm daily) and is simply a warning/informational message and then if the user hit's "any...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By jfk92
thanks - I'll have to try it tomorrow in a forced...

thanks - I'll have to try it tomorrow in a forced test (logged off) to see - problem is that it's simply not running. Or should I say not waking the computer - so I'd expect this will open and leave...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By jfk92
Hi Ztrucker - here is the bat file...

Hi Ztrucker - here is the bat file contents....very simple - probably a more efficient way to do this but it seems to work for my need - and I'm just a hack anyway! :D

Thanks for looking at it -...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By jfk92
Hi Ztruker - thank you for the offer of...

Hi Ztruker - thank you for the offer of assistance.

I have it set to run with the highest authority - all users configured for the desktop are under the Administrators group on the machine as...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By jfk92
Just an update - I can run this bat file manually...

Just an update - I can run this bat file manually but the file will NOT run automatically - even IF the PC is powered up :( It is set to run at the highest authority, wake if asleep and connected to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By jfk92
Scheduled Task history indicates task completed successfully but....

Hi,

New here. I'm using a Scheduled Task to fire a very simple bat file that pulls, compresses and pushes a set of files to a different network directory. The bat file runs fine manually. On a...
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