I find the command line way of doing things much easier to set up, and muchI understand that desire, but I think most people don't have batch files
any more, and if they do, they create shortcuts to them and use those.
So the fundamental reason seems to be that you prefer the command line
to the Windows way of doing things. I'd say that the command line in
Windows is generally the preserve of techies, but you're not a techie,
and that's why things seem so hard.
more reliable, for simple repetitive tasks than the Windows way of doing
Maybe there is an easier way of doing such things in Windows, but I haven't
One of the nice things about Windows 7, however, is that you can more easily
write a batch file to back up certain files to a DVD than you can in XP --
provided you can find out how to set the path.