Solved

VBScript to run Batch File

Posted on 2008-10-23
3
579 Views
Last Modified: 2008-10-23
How can I create a VB Script to run a batch file located in the following path:

C:\Test Directory\test.bat.
0
Comment
Question by:georgedschneider
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
exx1976 earned 500 total points
ID: 22787146
Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
oShell.Run("""c:\test directory\test.bat""")

0
 

Author Comment

by:georgedschneider
ID: 22787350
That worked perfectly.  Is there anyway to hide or minimize the batch script display?

Is there a way to minimize or hide the batch script?
0
 
LVL 18

Assisted Solution

by:exx1976
exx1976 earned 500 total points
ID: 22787383
All the parameters for the run method can be found here:


http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/d5fk67ky(VS.85).aspx

There's like a dozen different options for window display.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Welcome, welcome!  If you are new to the series and haven't been following along, please take a brief moment to review the first three installments: Part 1 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/VB_Script/A_266-VBScri…
I met Paul Devereux (@pdevereux) today when I responded to his tweet asking “Anybody know how to automate adding files from disk to a folder in #outlook  ?”.  I replied back and told Paul that using automation, in this case scripting, to add files t…

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question