bat file not open on XP

February 16, 2009 at 23:43:38
Specs: Windows XP
i have bat file that used to run till yesterday ,
now if i double click on it it does not open
please help.

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#1
February 17, 2009 at 00:35:53
The default file association to .bat file might have changed from Open to Edit or to something else.

Just right-click on the .bat file and select Open.

If you want, you can restore the default action of .bat files to Open by making changes to File Types in Control Panel / Folder Options.

Regards

SuatCINI


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#2
February 17, 2009 at 04:52:12
What happens if you run the batch file from a command prompt?

"So won’t you give this man his wings
What a shame
To have to beg you to see
We’re not all the same
What a shame" - Shinedown


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#3
February 18, 2009 at 05:27:03
hmm either convert it to an .exe file using a batch to exe converter http://www.brothersoft.com/bat-to-e...

or maybe a program like dosbox although its mainly made for dos game emulation.

http://www.dosbox.com/


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#4
February 18, 2009 at 07:19:06
gilad.canyon, You could go to the link below and download the "Batch File Association Fix". Instructions are on the page.

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_ass...

Tufenuf


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