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How can you Script closing and opening outlook?

Posted on 2004-10-19
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Does anyone have a script built that is added to the scheduled tasks as would close outlook and then reopen at a set time?  I want to close outlook so my backups will backup my .pst file at a set hour..any ideas???
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You want to just open and close outlook both at a specific time right.. do you also want the script to do the backup work ??
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If you want to start and close outlook then make sure what path your outlook.exe file is
look for the comments here
http:Q_20651452.html and that should help you



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I need the ability to write a script maybe .vbs or bat that I can load on many computers that will close the appropriate outlook version.  My backup software will allow me to have pre backup scrits run and post backup scripts run...so i guess the best way is to use .bat or .vbs...not sure were to start though...
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Please check the link in my previous suggestion.. That should give you a good start.. post back ..  
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