The differences between .CMD and .BAT as far as CMD.EXE is concerned are:
With extensions enabled, PATH/APPEND/PROMPT/SET/ASSOC in .CMD files will set ERRORLEVEL regardless of error. .BAT sets ERRORLEVEL only on errors.
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"Gregory Mamayek" <gmam...@dllr.state.md.us> wrote in message news:3F183117.8F694280@dllr.state.md.us... > Gang:\> > > How come some files fire using .cmd, while others use .bat? > When would you use either one? > > Is it because .cmd is for execution, while .bat is used to provide a > data source (ie. like web page .htm using SQL to call data source .bat)? > > -- > Cordially, > Greg > A+ BS MCSE Web Developer > >