VBScript is a general-purpose scripting language developed by Microsoft that is modeled on Visual Basic. It is commonly used for Windows system administration. Some applications may use it as an internal scripting language allowing application automation.

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WS2008 subst in Logon script does not “stick”

I have a terminal server environment exclusively with Windows Server 2008. My problem is that I need to "map" a drive letter to each users Temp folder. This is due to a legacy app that requries a ...
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How can I get an OID for a certificate template?

I'm using C# (or VBScript) to issue a certificate from an Enterprise CA. According to this answer, I need to specify the OID instead of the certificate name, and place it in an unexpected portion of ...
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Alternative to WMI for querying shared printers

I have an environment with several hundred computers. I am trying to write vBscript that runs and adds the appropriate printer. The printer names can be determined using clues about the computer ...
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Get User Rights Assignment values in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI

I'd like to get all the values of User Rights Assignment in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI. Is there a way I can do this with VBScript and WMI? Thanks.
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Querying SCCM Server to get ADD/Remove Programs list of a specific computer

First of all, i'm sorry for my english. I'm new in vbs scripting and wmi queries and I need your help. My goal is to get the Add/Remove Programs list of a specific computer. I saw many scripts which ...
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WMI script to list of memberships of current computer?

I have a AD hosted on 2003R2 and 2008R2, I would like to check the membership for the domain computer (e.g. compA) when an user logs on using that computer (e.g. compA) and perform certain operations ...
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Using VBscript and EnumNetworkDrives, how can I instruct our login script to NOT delete a drive letter mapping and remove the rest upon each login?

I've been working on adding some new parts to an already existing login script using VBscript. I'd like to use the below code to erase all drive mappings on login. Set WshNetwork = ...
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VBS script to check the service and its status

I have to check the service in windows machines and if the service does not exists or is in stopped state then the machine should prompt a message and automatically restart after a certain period of ...
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VBS Scripting - Access LDAP User object with samAccountName

I am trying to write a VBScript that meets 2 requirements: It unlocks a user's account. It can do so and reference the user using the samAccountName. #1 works. However, the below script I have ...
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Bulk load remote domains with TLS into iis 6 SMTP

I manage a set of SMTP servers used for sending emails for a few of our applications. I found out from one of our clients today that I need to add 80 domains for TLS support. This is required to ...
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Duplicating a complex folder structure with only shortcuts

There are 2 shared drives. One of them has a very complex folder structure. I would like to replicate the entire folder structure of Share 1 to Share 2. However I don't want to make duplicate files, ...
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Invoke Windows password dialog when using NET USE

I'll try to get to the point. Using Run from the start menu to an un-authenticated machine: \\hostname\share gives me the Windows prompt for password, good. Running %systemroot%\explorer.exe ...
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How do fix a bug in script from a SCOM 2012 management pack

I am trying to monitor MSMQ on a windows server 2012 . The monitored server is not part of the domain of the SCOM server. The agent is installed and is in connection with the SCOM server. When the ...
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How can I either through vbscript or GPO push a Windows 7 Logon Screen to all my users

I know how to change the login screen, it's easy. But I would like to figure out a way to do it through GPO or login script. I have tried running the script as the computer start-up script as well as ...
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Why won't my logon scripts map drives under Windows 7?

Why won't my logon scripts map drives under Windows 7? I'm using a vb script similar to the one below, the script runs using a group policy. Dim WshNetwork Set WshNetwork = ...
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Getting Win32_Service security descriptor using VBScript

I am using VbScript for retrieving the securitydescriptor of a Win32_Service. I am using the following code: SE_DACL_PRESENT = &h4 ACCESS_ALLOWED_ACE_TYPE = &h0 ACCESS_DENIED_ACE_TYPE = ...
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Fault with my VB script

Im adding a logon script to a GPO to install a program for me. Can anyone see a problem with this script? When the PC boots it comes up saying that it can find the resource? Const EVENT_SUCCESS = 0 ...
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What permissions/drive mapping are needed to launch a process on a remote server with WMI?

I have a user that would like to distribute their independent jobs across multiple machines in our server farm. One possibility is to use WMI with the Win32_Process class, and wait for termination ...
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Scripting for bulk NTFS permission xcacls.vbs vs PowerShell

I have a batch file with about 1000 lines using xcacls.vbs for customizing NTFS permissions for complex folder structure (removes of grants, removes of inheritance, then grants plus some explicit ...
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How Can I Open and Print a Word Document Using a VBScript Called From the Web?

The university I work for allows students to register their bikes for indoor storage during the winter. This is done through a website. At the end of the process, a DYMO label printer connected to the ...
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Windows Task Scheduler cannot access EFS encrypted folder despite running as a user with access

I have a batch file set to run via Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2. The batch file is being used to rotate and compress MySQL logs, and the folder containing these logs is encrypted using ...
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Disable “Windows Firewall with Advanced Security” for all profiles(Domain,Public,Standard) in local GP using script help! Windows 7 Clients

We need Windows7 with windows firewall to be turned off , so the GOLD image has windows firewall turned off for all profiles(Domain,Public,Standard) and Windows Service disabled No the same GOLD ...
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Change/Force CMD properties like Window size & Screen Buffer size via GPO, or other ways

Is it possible to control CMD properties like Window size & Screen Buffer size via GPO? (or a VBS script that can be pushed using GPO :) I have Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008. Many thanks for ...
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How do I turn off Windows 7 Firewall via script or through automation?

This is in regards to working on machines before joining the machine to a domain and although I would love to rely on GPO, that isn't an option at this time. In the environment I'm working in, the ...
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Is it possible to get CCM Updates Schedule using Powershel or VBScript?

I want to be able to check the CCM Updates Schedule as seen in Configuration Manager Updates tab. I've been looking around on google and I've not been able to find a consistent answer to this. I ...
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Create Batch file to execute multiple batch files and VBS files

I have multiple batch files and vbs files , when i try to create a batch to call them it stop after the last batch file and dont execute the vbs. without giving any error if i put the vbs at the ...
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windows xp - how to add a ipp printer by batch/vbs

I need to deploy printers using IPP in the logon script (batch/vbs). I found the following script to do this: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /q /b "r011-printer01 " /f ...
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Silently uninstall using msiexec without closing explorer.exe

I am trying to use the msi uninstaller to uninstall inventor 2011 but doing it silently causes explorer to close and not restart. I have a VB script from Autodesk that will work however it is not ...
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Script needed to log the name of attached USB drive to text file

We rotate 2 TrueCrypt-encrypted USB hard drives ("BACKUP 1" and "BACKUP 2") off-site each week, for our data backup system. For both drives, the physical drive has no drive letter assigned to it (not ...
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Check if offline files are being synced

I have been trying to find a tool or a script that can automate a check to see what users machines are making an offline cache. Basically we want to know that all the machines on our network are ...
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Windows Group Policy - Can I alter with VBscript?

First of all I'm not an expert in either Windows or Group Policy scripting but one of my tasks is to configure XP machines which are destined to be NOT network. Consequently I've used VBScript to ...
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Need to modify VB script so it deletes all existing network printers first

We have a fantastic VB script that adds multiple network printers, then goes on to select one of them to be the default. Dim multiPrinter, UNCpath1, UNCpath2, UNCpath3 UNCpath1 = "\\server\printer1" ...
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How to prevent schtasks on Windows 7 from showing the command prompt after executing a task?

I am trying to get a scheduled task on Windows 7 to execute once a minute, using schtasks and a batch file. My .bat batch file is: @ECHO OFF wscript "c:\http.vbs" The .vbs script si a simple one, ...
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Delete a folder in the currently logged in user's profile

I am trying to create a login script, or bat file to delete the folder located in the following directory. I would like the whole folder deleted with all of its contents "Juniper Networks". This is ...
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Cisco VPN client - how to automate vpn process

I use Cisco vpn client to connect some customer Vpnclient.exe required answer about the question “Do you wish to continue” (yes / no ) Is it possible to run the vpnclient.exe without question ? ...
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VB script + run CMD and display network address by using SendKeys

I use the following VB script ( example ) , to open CMD window and run ipconfig on my WIN XP CMD window was opened but from some reason WshShell.SendKeys not send the ipconfig on CMD window please ...
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Can multiple computers simultaneously append to a file on a windows file share?

I'm trying to log certain information from my network of Windows machines; I've set them to periodically collect this info, then I want it in a single CSV file on a network drive. I'm using a VBS to ...
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Script to Uninstall MS Updates by Date

I'm in a situation where I need to uninstall all windows updates before a certain date to troubleshoot a strange bug. I found several vb/ps scripts to do this remove single update However I'm ...
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Windows 7: Update a file in the system32 folder via GPO

I'd need to update a Windows file in the system32-folder I've made a script to do this task. When I run it locally on a system (from a prompt with elevated privileges) it works fine. I've created a ...
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Is it possible to launch a hyperlink within the email body from a specific sender?

Goal: My goal is to have OUTLOOK filter an incoming message based on keywords (which can be done with rules) but, I need to run a script that will automatically open the link within the email. ...
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cmd files to hta

I have a lot of cmd files i use daily for example to add users to local groups, installing printers, run as admin tasks etc. I like to take the scripts i use most frequently and add them to a tabbed ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 error running vbscript from Registry at startup

I have a simple vbscript which runs an Exe program both vbscript and exe program are in the same folder c:\xxx, i want this script to run every time the machine restarts as we have 40 servers and ...
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Download file from vbscript?

I need a script that can be run on freshly installed windows xp+ and download specified files from internet, like http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.6.2/python-2.6.2.msi Is it any easy way to do it ...
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Trying to automate server tasks, stuck on gathering critical update information from WSUS

I asked this question at Stack Overflow but they said I would have better luck here. I am using VBScript to automate a lot of server tasks, I'm simply checking to make sure the server build team did ...
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Group Policy Email Signature Script

I have a VBS script that builds an Outlook Email signature and saves it to the user's machine. I want this to be called each time the user logs in, using group policy, but so far I've had no luck. ...
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Export SCCM 2007 Query Results Via VBScript

I'm wondering if it's possible to export the results of a SCCM 2007 query via VBScript. If it is any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I know I can export reports through SCCM via VBScript by ...
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Export hardware specifications to a spreadsheet for Windows Server

I have a bunch of servers : Windows 2003 and 2008. I just wanted to export these hardware specs to a spreadsheet: cpus : num processors, clock speed, etc total hard disk space total used disk space ...
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Server 2008 R2 Task Scheduler permissionf for a vbs script

I have a vbs script to make backups of MySQL database files using the MySQLDump command. This is working perfectly and creates a new folder for each day's backups (e.g. 20130110). However, the script ...
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how can I hide the cmd window when running a VBScript scheduled task on Win 2003 R2 SP2 x64?

I am running a VBScript (.vbs) file via Windows Scheduled Task. On a Windows XP SP3 x86 machine, a command window is not shown when the task executes. On a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 x64 machine, a ...
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IIS7 “Error in Loading DLL” error. Level of difficulty, the DLL is “Server.CreateObject”

I posted this initially to Stackoverflow. I was told to ask here since the error is probably not code related, but a configuration error. I'm working with an ASP application and get the following ...