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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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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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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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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VBscript mapping network printers with username variable

Good Morning All This is my first post, so please be gentle :) I am looking to network 8 printers but i want them to be mapped to a username e.g 'customer services script Dim obj Set obj = ...
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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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VBScript:Verifying if printer share exists

Is there a way to determine in VBScript, if a print share is in existence on a print server? The idea is to remove the connection to that printer in the event the share is removed from the server. A ...
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change ip address for 10 computers based on a txt file in powershell or vbscript

I have a txt file that looks like this PC1 192.168.0.2 PC2 192.168.0.3 PC3 192.168.0.4 I would like to change computers ip addresses based on that list, so it will fill up the computer name and ...
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add a web location as a mapped network drive using a script

I am wondering is it possible to add a web location as a mapped network drive using VBScript or PowerShell? I know it is possible to create a URL shortcut on the desktop using usersDesktop = ...
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Executing VBS via Task Scheduler not working. It works if logon to server and launch

I am having a problem running a scheduled task using Task Scheduler. I have setup a new domain user with admin privileges on the server (Windows Server 2008): User1. The Task Scheduler runs a VBS ...
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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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Can UploadReadAheadSize be set on a physical directory?

In support of a large-file upload page, I have been asked to adjust UploadReadAheadSize...on the physical directory that contains the page. I can read and set UploadReadAheadSize on a site, a site ...
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App-V 5; change file after package install

I work as a student for a company that sells a proprietary software solution. My task is testing their appliation in APP-V. The client should have the availability to modify a parameter, and this ...
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Write log for curl on windows

I currently have a script that runs a curl function to fetch logs from another server, i am trying to debug some issues with this script and would like to enable logging for this curl function. I ...
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VBS script not executing for particular user

I have a GPO in place that runs login / logoff scripts successfully for most users to update user descriptions to their computer names. This works for all users except for one, the error the user ...
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Set TMG Report Server via a script

I'm using VBScript to configure TMG on a server load. There appears to be no way to set the Report Server via scripting. I've looked at the FPCRoot object and FPCReports object with no clear way to ...
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Scheduled Task fails to stop

I have a Scheduled Task on a Windows (64-bit) 2008 R12 (SP1) server. It’s a housekeeping task and I was expecting its first run to take some time catching up on backlog of actions , so set what I ...
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Script to list current user's mapped network drives

I have a Windows XP/ Server 2003 environment here users have mapped different network drives themselves using arbitrary drive letters. Some of these users do not know how to tell the true UNC path of ...
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Script to set default printer for specific user

We have multiple printers installed for our labs. We have a special testing account in AD that can't print to the room the tests are being taken in to protect personal information. I need a logon ...
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“Wscript.echo” in place of Report.txt in VBS? [closed]

This script gets remote user's membership info and saves a report.txt as a result. Can this code be changed with wscript.echo in place of Report.txt. I tried to change it but i couldnt :( Thank you ...
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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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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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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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VBscript - returning the path & size of a file

I would like to add a piece of code to SYDI that would return me the location & size of a specific file. For example, a server "X" has a DB file(s) & path like this: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...