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Need to open Computer Management from VB and connect to remote machine.

Posted on 2007-12-06
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I'm trying to find a way to open Computer Managment from within a VB program that will then connect to a remote machine. I know how to do it from a command prompt, but I would like to do this without using a shell command. Ideas?
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by:jcamping
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OK, so since I'm not getting any responses, maybe more points will help.
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by:dentab
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Sorry, but just to clarify - what do you mean open computer management?

Do you mean to control some specific elements from VB directly, or just open a computer management console window (like you would from the command prompt)?
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I already found a solution for this, I just forgot to post it.
Process.Start("compmgmt.msc", "/computer=" & strcomputer)
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by:dentab
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thats VB.Net isnt it?
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by:dentab
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No objection, the author answered their own question.

Prehaps it could be moved though to the correct zone?
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Closed, 250 points refunded.
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