An interpreted scripting language developed by Microsoft that is modeled on Visual Basic

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Windows 7 - VBS Script to change last logged on user

With Windows XP I used to run a VBS script after using a clients computer to set their user account as the last logged on user. Unfortunately the script no longer works in Windows 7. (Resulting in ...
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Is it possible to backup shell folders in XP with VB or WSH script?

I would like to backup shell folders on my XP machine. It is useful for me because when I reinstall XP I can just restore those backed up shell folders. Can you guys get me started or point me in the ...
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Executables in Windows 7 Giving Profane Error Message

Last night I was called by a friend of mine complaining that he'd somehow severely screwed up Firefox . Every time he clicked on the desktop icon, the following error message popped up: When it hit ...
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Find excel worksheet with vb script

Is there a way in windows vista to search for an excel 2007 workbook that contains a certain vbscript (or filter those files that contain any Vb script ?).
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Outlook 2003 pops up error dialog with “Script Error”, “Line 29”, “Position 129” and no useful info

So I sit at my computer working on something in a totally different program, and spontaneously a dialog box appears with the title "Script Error" and message text: Script Error Line 29 Position 129 ...
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Dismount a usb volume form command-line

How do I unmount a volume (USB flash drive) via command-line or Visual Basic script?
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Applescript to Windows script (VB or java)

I want to have a button in Powerpoint (2003) and have it open iTunes to a specific playlist and start playing using AppleScript tell application "iTunes" play playlist "iTunes DJ" end tell ...
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VB script + get permission denied when copy file (on XP)

I have win XP , my target is to copy the file.dbf from local dir to c:\oracle directory ( by VB script described below) The problem is that I get permission denied (from the VB script output) Please ...
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help … virus ? compromised ? (aarama.net)

Help me please identify whether my computer is compromised or not. I'm not yet sure what this is.. I'm still browsing through some JavaScript (my level = beginner) files I found during my ...
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Intercept a Windows XP logoff or shutdown with a custom message

When a users logs out of their computer, I would like a way of displaying a message to them asking if they remembered to set their out of office and email forwarding, I'd like to give them the chance ...
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Launch IE and Wait for it to be closed

I'm trying to use VBScript to launch a web form that requires the user to fill it out and then at the end of it, check whether they completed the form or cancelled out. I do not have control over the ...
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Error 800A01AD in VBScript on Windows Vista 64bit when create ActiveX object

I write script in VBScript for converting images. It use ImageMagic ActiveX. I write this script in Windows XP, it's run normaly, the same with Windows Vista 32bit, but in 64bit I have 800A01AD error ...
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Windows Script Host Error Dialog Popups in the morning

A few days ago when I resume my computer from sleep mode in the mornings I would see an error dialog from "Windows Script Host" that read: "There is no script engine for file extension ".vbs". I am ...
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Excel / VBscript: Need to sort columns with a header

I have a vbsctipt that opens an Excel(2007) document copies the used range from two sheets (minus the header on sheet 2) puts it all on 3rd sheet. I then need to sort that data using the header. I ...
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Checking VBScript for syntax errors without actually running the script

I have a script in VBScript. I'm not sure if it contains any syntax errors or other non-runtime errors. Normally I would just run the script, but I don't want the script to actually run because the ...
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Input Error: There is no script engine for file extension “.vbs”

I keep getting it in command prompt, any idea why and how I may resolve the issue? Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
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Active Directory VBS Script for Auditing a Presentation

Can anyone help me with this VBS script? Thanks in advance. User logs in to a XP computer and a PowerPoint presentations or web page starts They read through the presentation and then click a links ...
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Center text in Word document

I am working on a script that creates a Word document, but I cannot get the text to be center aligned. Here is an example of the code I'm using. (VBScript) set objword = ...
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How to lookup an IP address in an Excel spreadsheet?

I'm working with a decent sized spreadsheet of domains and server names. Another user of the spreadsheet needs the IP address for each of the DNS entries on the worksheet. Instead of manually adding ...