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How can I return a value in a Windows batch file? I can do it in Unix using exit 1 but how can I do it in Windows?

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Do you mean Windows BATCH file? Or do you actually have GNU Bash installed on Windows? –  Zoredache Oct 3 '10 at 8:34
Windows BATCH file –  Mohammad AL-Rawabdeh Oct 3 '10 at 8:46
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In a windows batch file to return a value back to the command shell use

exit /b yourexitcode


exit /b 3

will retun 3 in %ERRORLEVEL%

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In Windows:

exit /b 1
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