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VB Script Check for active process.

Posted on 2006-11-29
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Hello Experts

Could someone help me with a script issue. Down bellow i have a script for run a installation with higher privileges. I want a function for checking that msiexec is running and not end the script until msiecexe.exe process is shutdown.

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dim oShell
set oShell= Wscript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
oShell.Run "runas /user:ad\lcladmin ""msiexec /i c:\zentest\zfdagent.msi /qb!"""
WScript.Sleep 100
oShell.Sendkeys "Password~"
WScript.Quit

Thanks

Mattias
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Not sure if this will work with "runas"...

You could try the Exec() method instead so that you can poll the running state:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ateytk4a.aspx

The example in the above link shows how to loop until the app is complete.
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