dir /b /s /a /p /o:gen > file_list.txt
run it before and after a software install and it builds a list of what was installed and where. then run this to compare the text files.
fc /C /L /OFF c:\test\test1.txt c:\test\test2.txt > c:\test\error.txt
heres what I am trying to do. I need a program that will tell me what files are installed and where when I install a program. That way I can add my registered programs to bart pe. I also need a program that will backup and restore my c drive with out the installed windows getting in the way. the fc command will also compare directories as well as txt files. If I can get the first bat file to let me asign a name and get the second one to let me do a browse and pick a a text file to compare instead of using file nams for file 1 and file 2 then I can start working on xcopy to copy the files over to a second hard drive, also mkisofs could be used to make cds of c drive to restore your drive to origanal with activation. i.e OEM Restore. I am not a programer and while I am still researching how to do this I have reached the limit of my knowledge right now. But this would be a great edition to bart. Will someone help.