I am a 'scripting virgin'; have played around with batch files but can't get my machines to do what I want from within a batch file. I have 'sort of' gotten it working with the default Task Scheduler but it required a slight tweak on each machine.
I log on with a local user (not admin) account and I have an application that I need to run on both my Windows 2000 and Windows XP machine at logon and every 30 minutes on the half hour thereafter. I need the application to be run as a specific user (local Admin) with a specific password. The Administrator name and password are the same on both machines.
Lets say that the application is called BIS.EXE and is located at "C:\Program Files\BIS\BIS.EXE". Lets also say that the admin account is called ADMINISTRATOR and the password is PASSWORD. Obviously not the case, but there to make life easier in this case.
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine.
Here is how to get rid of this:
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