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Using Visual Basic can you Execute a process on a Remote Computer.

I would like to start an application on a remote computer, how can this be done with VB.

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by:ajaikumarr
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Hai,

See this article this might help you
http://www.codeguru.com/Cpp/I-N/network/remoteinvocation/article.php/c5433

Bye
Ajai
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Hai,

To execute app using WMI scripts see this link.
http://www.enterpriseitplanet.com/resources/scripts_win/article.php/3081841

Bye
Ajai
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by:ITRNP
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I am going to take a look at these and get back to you.

I have used PSExec before, but I am looking to do this programmatically with VB.

I will let you know.

Thanks,
ITRNP
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by:ITRNP
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The third options seems to work for me, I have set it up and I can execute the remote process.

I even see the process start in Task Manager, as a process, but the application never displays and does not run the code.

For instance, when the process starts it should perform a specific task, but it never does.

It loads as a process and then never exits or performs any actions.

Hope soemone can help me figure this out.

Thanks,
ITRNP
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