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Special Edition Using MS-DOS® 6.22, Third Edition by Jim Cooper

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Chapter 16. Understanding Batch Files

Introducing Batch Files

When you discover that you're repeatedly performing a certain task on your computer, you should look for a way to get the computer to do more of the work. Your computer can perform most tasks faster than you can, and it doesn't make mistakes.

DOS has always enabled you to automate your use of DOS commands by creating batch files. A batch file is a text (ASCII) file containing a series of commands that ...

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