@ctty nul :: Batch Random Number Generator v2.3 :: by philet0ast3r [rRlf] :: finished (version 1.0): 25.11.2002, 21:33:23 :: finished (version 2.0): 25.04.2003, 16:11:03 :: finished (version 2.3): 13.11.2003, 16:41:23 :: ... :: this program generates a random 5 digit number with 774 Bytes of normal Batch :: but it can without problem be expanded to generate more digits :: with a little code-change, it can also generate random letters or other signs :: thanks a lot to breathe for helping me get the idea, how this could work :: ... :: nearly one year after I made v1.0 of this I'm finally confident with my program :: if someone is able to do the same thing with less than 774 Bytes, please mail me :: (774 Bytes if you cut out these comments, of course) :: ... :: philet0ast3r@rRlf.de :: www.rRlf.de set a=a goto r :x if %a%==d set a=e if %a%==c set a=d if %a%==b set a=c if %a%==a set a=b :r ver|time|find ",1">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=1 ver|time|find ",2">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=2 ver|time|find ",3">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=3 ver|time|find ",4">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=4 ver|time|find ",5">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=5 ver|time|find ",6">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=6 ver|time|find ",7">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=7 ver|time|find ",8">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=8 ver|time|find ",9">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=9 ver|time|find ",0">nul if not errorlevel 1 set r=0 echo>%r% if exist %r% goto z goto r :z del %r% set r%a%=%r% set r= if not %a%==e goto x ctty con @echo %ra%%rb%%rc%%rd%%re%