Tips & Tricks
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Get System and hardware info from remote servers

systeminfo /s [servername]
psinfo -s -d [servername]

Count specific files in a folder

set COUNT=0
for %%x in ("C:\DATA\*.XML") do @(set /a count+=1 >nul)
echo %COUNT% files found.

Pause execution of the batch for 10 seconds

Use one of the following methods:

choice /T 10 /D N >nul
timeout /t 10 >nul

Network share already mapped error message

Sometime you may get an error message while trying to map a network folder: "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password".

Check if the folder is indeed already mapped:


Delete the mapping and try again:
NET USE \\[servername]\[sharedfolder] /DELETE

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