Retrieve System Time within a Batch File
I've shown you previously how to get the date value from the system in a batch file. You can also grab the time in a similar fashion.
Coupled with the script in the other post, this can be used (for example) to find files that were processed in a certain hour of a particular day. Or, perhaps you could use a bit more processing to say, schedule a task for the current time, one day later. Lots of different possibilities.
Here is the code, by request. As usual, if you have any questions, please feel free to leave it in the comments, or over in the forums.
REM *** Get Current Time, store in Now. Then use
REM *** string operations to grab Hours, Minutes,
REM *** and seconds, storing each in a variable
SET Now=%Time: =0%
REM *** Display the output
ECHO. Current time = %Now%
ECHO. Hours = %HH%
Echo. Minutes = %MM%
Echo. Seconds = %SS%
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