Okay, so I figured out how to make one batch file send information to another one. The solution was quite simple. Sejma helped, both witht he final design and for support. I just want to know if there is a way to time an IF command without using CHOICE. Basically, I want to combine the two: ping localhost -n x > nul if %a% equ a goto a If that is even possible, I don;t know. I know I've posted a million questions already, so I'm very sorry about that. Thank you for your time. EDIT: Figured it out. IF %A% EQU A GOTO A & PING LOCALHOST -N x > NUL Now, does anybody know how to convert a .EXE file to a .BAT file?