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       06 Aug 2017 #1

    How to redirect a file of input data in PowerShell?


    In the past, before Windows 10 update, we had Command Prompt, but now we have PowerShell instead. I would like to know how to use a redirected file of input data into an EXE program. I used to write 'C:\Users\Owner\desktop>program.exe < input.dat' but the system says that '<' is not valid and reserved for future use. How do I get around this?
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       06 Aug 2017 #3

    Thanks, dalchina, cmd.exe is the workaround I wanted. --Paul
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  4.    06 Aug 2017 #4

    Great!
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  5. Wiley Coyote's Avatar
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       06 Aug 2017 #5

    Also, Command Prompt is still here.

    Start Menu>Windows System>Command Prompt>Right Click>More>Run As Administrator

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       06 Aug 2017 #6

    Thanks, Clayton, even better! --Paul
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       06 Aug 2017 #7

    You are most welcome Sir. You have a good day...
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       06 Aug 2017 #8

    Easier way to pull up command is just Windows key with the X key.
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  10. Wiley Coyote's Avatar
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       06 Aug 2017 #10

    bro67 said: View Post
    Easier way to pull up command is just Windows key with the X key.
    Not on this machine since CU

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