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I'm trying to get this particular segment of vbscript to work on Windows 7 and it's just not doing it. No errors or anything.

const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
strComputer = "."
Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" &_ 
strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")
strKeyPath = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System"
oReg.SetDWORDValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,"EnableLinkedConnections",1

It works fine on XP and I'm running it as an admin.


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If you find "Command Prompt" on the Start Menu, right click -> Run As Admin; then enter wscript your_script.vbs does it work? If so you're hitting UAC. –  Chris S Feb 7 '11 at 19:13
Are you using 32- or 64-bit Windows? Try calling the SetDWORDValue method via ExecMethod_ and then checking the OutParameters.ReturnValue. –  Helen Feb 7 '11 at 20:14
Chris S. You are the winner. That is it exactly. Now the question I have is how to defeat the pesky UAC as a startup script (not login) –  Dayton Brown Feb 11 '11 at 16:28
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