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Getting errors from popen in Windows

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Is there a way in python to run a DOS command and have it return any errors that occur? I've
tried some of the different versions of peopen as well as the code listed below and none of
them give me the error that is displayed when I run the command from a prompt.

(Python 2.3, win32all, Windows NT/2K/XP)

strExec = 'copy "z:\MS Exchange Settings.NK2" "%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft
proc = os.popen(strExec)
while 1:
line = proc.readline()
if line:
print line
Thanks for the help,
Jul 18 '05 #1
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