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 Post subject: batch file stall for no apparent reason
PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:11 pm 
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i maintain some dos batch files to automate stuff however in recent ed. of Windows (10, 2016 etc) it stall for no apparent reason. Literally execution of script halts and nothing happens. If I "nudge" but pressing an enter key at the command prompt then it continues. It is highly sporadic and intermittent event. Not sure how it is explained.

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 Post subject: Re: batch file stall for no apparent reason
PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:36 am 
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Well, thanks for telling us but do you expect sensible comment from people who haven't seen your batch files?


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 Post subject: Re: batch file stall for no apparent reason
PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:48 am 
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ggodw000 wrote:
Not sure how it is explained.


Code:
pause
?

As iansjack says, we need more information. Is the batch file in question a reasonable size to post in code tags?

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 Post subject: Re: batch file stall for no apparent reason
PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:51 pm 
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there is no pause or anything like that. just normal simple batch commands. No loops or convoluted code just series of commands.

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 Post subject: Re: batch file stall for no apparent reason
PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:58 am 
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Hi,

Let me check my crystal ball...

This really still doesn't help. Please post the exact bacth file you are running (not an edited or re-typed one for the forum) in code tags if you want any assistance.

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