VBScript ends when I use CScript XXXX.vbs

The following VBScript code works but displays the informational message:

'set permissions on new home folder  
                    Set objWsh = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
                    If objFSO.FolderExists(strHomeFolder) Then
                    ' Uncheck inherit permissions on home folder.
                    objWsh.run "c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /I copy", 1, True
                    'remove Authenticated Users from ACL'
                    objWsh.run "c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /r ""NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users""", 1, True
                    'Add SYSTEM account to ACL
                    objWsh.run "c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /G ""NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM"":F", 1, True
                    'Add Administrators group to ACL'
                    objWsh.run "c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /E /G administrators:F", 1, True
                    End If

When I insert "cscript" (e.g. objWSH.run "cscript c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs...) the first line executes and a command window opens showing the status but then the script ends without executing the remaining lines of code.
Any thoughts on supressing the informational dialog box without halting the script?

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sirbountyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
try passing it through cmd or start..

objWsh.run "cmd /c cscript c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /I copy", 1, True
objWsh.run "start /wait c:\WINNT\xcacls.vbs \\oak\Users$\" & strNTName & " /r ""NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users""", 1, True

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bstillionAuthor Commented:

Thanks. The first option worked perfectly!

You saved me hours of "trial-and-error" and "google"

bstillionAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the almost instant response!
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