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VB script, Create txt file and copy it to network share.

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Hello,
I'm looking for a script that will create a txt file of the computer name which ran the script and copy that .txt file up to a network share.

I just need to see when a system has successfully completed a script and copy a txt file with the computer name in the file name to a network share directory. Hopyfully thats pretty straight forware.
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by:David Lee
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Hi, fmcsa001.

Here's a script for doing this.  Rather than copy the file to the share it just creates it there.  If that won't work, then I can change the script to copy the file.
Dim objFSO, objFile, objShell
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
'Replace the path and file name on the next line'
Set objFile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("C:\Computer.txt",True)
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
objFile.WriteLine objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%COMPUTERNAME%")
objFile.Close
Set objFile = Nothing
Set objFSO = Nothing
Set objShell = Nothing

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by:fmcsa001
ID: 24041367
This is almost exactly what I need, could you change it so that the file name is the name of the computer instead of computername.txt? (e.g. Frontdesk PC.txt)
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David Lee earned 2000 total points
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Try this.
Dim objFSO, objFile, objShell, strComputerName
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
strComputerName = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%COMPUTERNAME%")
'Replace the path and file name on the next line'
Set objFile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("C:\" & strComputerName,True)
objFile.WriteLine strComputerName
objFile.Close
Set objFile = Nothing
Set objFSO = Nothing
Set objShell = Nothing

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