I have a file called myfile.dat and i’m trying to find “ps_startup\????” inside this file.
“ps_startup\” is always the same so i use “????” on the last for chars. The last 4 is a date so it’s always numbers. Now i try to find this date that is never the same so i use this:
“sfk.exe strings "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Program\myfile.dat" -nocol +filter "-+ps_startup\????" +tofile %temp%\sfk_output.txt”
I’m getting a complete line of chars that looks like this:
I only need the 4 digits 0905 and nothing more and use the “ps_startup\” to locate and to find the next 4 digits. This line “ps_startup\0905” can be anywhere on the line so sometimes it’s at the end of the line so i can’t count from the beginning or from the end to find it.
I'm running this inside a batch file and only need to get the date out to a file.
I hope you can help me solve this issue i have…
change the single +filter statement into something like
+filter "-+ps_startup\????" -rep "/*ps_startup\//" -form "$-4.4col1"
and it should work.
Thank you so much! It works perfect :)
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