File selector dialog in Windows batch. Runs mshta (Microsoft HTML Application host) hidden to open a file dialog and get the path of the file selected.

@echo off
call :filedialog file
echo selected  file is : "%file%
pause
exit /b


:filedialog :: &file
setlocal
set dialog="about:<input type=file id=FILE><script>FILE.click();new ActiveXObject
set dialog=%dialog%('Scripting.FileSystemObject').GetStandardStream(1).WriteLine(FILE.value);
set dialog=%dialog%close();resizeTo(0,0);</script>"
for /f "tokens=* delims=" %%p in ('mshta.exe %dialog%') do set "file=%%p"
endlocal  & set %1=%file%