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Prompting the user to continue the program

Windows NT displays the following message in response to the pause command:

Press any key to continue . . .

Dividing a batch file into sections

If you press CTRL+C to stop a batch program, Windows NT displays the following message:

Terminate batch job (Y/N)?

If you press Y (for yes) in response to this message, the batch program ends and control returns to the operating system. Therefore, you can insert the pause command before a section of the batch file you may not want to process. While pause suspends processing of the batch program, you can press CTRL+C and then Y to stop the batch program.

More Information About Pause

ntcmds00000001.gif Pause--Examples

ntcmds00000001.gif Pause


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