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troubleshooting Question

Continue batch file after restart

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taki1gostekFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows XPWindows BatchVB Script
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Hi Experts!

I have a few unattended installs I am running in a batch script...   The script will be initially started using the local administrator account on non-domain PC's.  

The first thing I would like to do is to have the script create a local user and password (with administrator privileges/security group) and set windows to log-in automatically using those credentials.  

At this point, I would like the script to reboot the computer (using the shutdown -r command), and when the computer automatically logs-in (with the new username/password pair), the script should re-open, wait 15 seconds (ping -n 15 localhost >nul?) to let windows finish creating the new profile and continue on the next line of the batch file.  

I would also like the code that'll be needed in order to get rid of the automatic log-in (i.e. for Windows XP not to remember the password and require the user to log-in).