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What do i need runtime files to run a .vbs file?

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Do i need runtime files to run a .vbs file?
If so can you direct me to the correct link?
is it this one?
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bf9a24f9-b5c5-48f4-8edd-cdf2d29a79d5&DisplayLang=en


its only a basic .vbs file that launches word with a template and populates some values in the template. its just that the computer i want to run it on hasnt got a VB environment on it at all and therefore has no association to .VBS files.
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Hi,

That is not the file you need, what you need is called "Windows Script Host", which you can download from here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/downloads/list/webdev.asp
It is part of the first two downloads.

Zaphod.
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I downloaded the winnt one for my winnt box and it still doesnt recognise .vbs files. i thought at least it would have created a file association.
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sorry i was wrong. it has created file associations but it only works for the administrator, it doesnt work for 'normal users' on the winnt box. i get an access denied msg when trying to run the vbs file. ideas?
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I'm sorry, I don't know, it has been a couple of years since I worked with scripting.

Zaphod.
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it was just access permissions on c:\winnt\system32\wscript.exe
sorted. ta!
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