Batch file to find and verify OS

By: Ortorea
December 8, 2011

I spent quite a while looking for a basic way to find the OS NAME of an Operating system without all the version numbers on the end so I can do a specific task based on the OS this is my result that I hope will help others writing batch files to do specific task based on result.

@echo off
setLocal EnableDelayedExpansion

for /f "tokens=1* delims=[" %%j in ('ver') do set myOS=%%j
echo ------------------------------------------------------------
echo This is the Version of MS Windows
echo which is Installed on this computer!
echo ++++++++++++++++++++
echo %myOS%
echo ++++++++++++++++++++
echo A text file containing this information
echo should now be on your desktop.
echo ------------------------------------------------------------
>> "C:\%HOMEPATH%\DESKTOP\My_Version.txt" echo %myOS%
if "%myOS%"=="Microsoft Windows XP " echo Verified: Microsoft Windows XP &&goto domything
goto done

echo your command here


Michelle xxx

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