troubleshooting Question

VB script to remotely query a service and restart if nessesary

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I'm trying to get into VB scripting and would like to create a tool that will remotly query a service and then attempt to restart that service if it is not running. (this is in an XP SP2 ,moving to SP3 and W2k3 server environment)

How would I run a Dos command from Vb and pull the error code back to VB

EG
SC \\%servername% query %servicename%|findstr /i "running"

Or is there a better way to do this with purely VB?

Thanks in advance
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