Windows 10: automatically close out the command prompt window Solved


  1. Posts : 91
    Windows 10 1709 Fall Creators Update
       11 Jul 2017 #1

    automatically close out the command prompt window


    Hello,

    I managed to create an Elevated cmd thing for my HideDropbox.bat file and got it to run at startup. It works fine, but it doesn't automatically close out the command prompt window when it's done applying the changes. Is there a way to make it do so. And if not, is there a way to make it run in the background so I won't have to keep manually closing the command prompt window?

    I'm not sure if this is the right thread to ask this in tbh. I asked here because it deals with a HideDropbox.bat file that I managed to get to run at startup via an Elevated Command Prompt window.
    Last edited by Brink; 11 Jul 2017 at 21:30. Reason: Moved to new thread
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    11 Jul 2017 #2

    Try adding exit to end of you bat file.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 91
    Windows 10 1709 Fall Creators Update
    Thread Starter
       12 Jul 2017 #3

    Eagle51 said: View Post
    Try adding exit to end of you bat file.
    That worked when running the .bat file but the .bat file is being run via an elevated command prompt and it doesn't close the command prompt window unfortunately.

    ---EDIT---

    Scratch that, got it to work that way. I just had to edit the task in task scheduler to run the .bat file directly instead of through cmd.exe and it still kept the elevated permissions. So the having exit at the end of the line in the .bat file works perfectly now. Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I was on vacation for about 10 days, so I'm not sure exactly when an app/windows was updated but this problem definitely started in the last 2 weeks. I will be typing away in my editor or playing a game and I will see a Command Prompt open and...
I have two computers of mine that keep running "system32\schtasks.exe" in a command prompt. It will appear but go away in a fraction of a second; only by capturing the frame at the right time was I able to get a screenshot of it. It launches that...
The software of my Keyboard (Logitech G510s) opens a window upon startup that has to be closed (sent to taskbar) manually. Every other app such as mouse software, soundcard and others are kind enough not to bother their users. Can I add a script...
Is there a way to make the "Command Prompt" window show when I have a task running in Windows task Scheduler? I would like to be able to view the progress of the task. For example, I have a program called "Zap2xml" that collects TV EPG data. It...
Command Prompt Won't Close in General Support
Ok, so on my Dell Latitude E6520 laptop, I can open command prompt (Normal and Admin), but can not close any of the CMD windows I open unless I go through the Task Manager and shut them down. I do not have that issue on my desktop, which is also...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:35.
Find Us