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Posted on 2009-04-09
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Hello,

I have a scheduled task which runs c:\auto\myjob.cmd every 2 minutes.  I want to run that window minimized instead of looking at the dos screen everytime it runs.  I have already tried adding start /min "c:\auto\myjob.cmd" in the run property for the job, and all I get is "could not start".  The system is running windows2003 server.  Thanks.
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Dim objshell : Set objShell = CreateObject( "Wscript.Shell")
objShell.Run "C:\auto\myjob.cmd", 2
'Can even add
'wscript.sleep 120000  ' to wait 2 minutes adn rerun...
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That' is a vbscript by the way - name it
filename.vbs
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Perfect.
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Glad I could help. Thanx for the grade! :^)
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