VB Script to automate dialog box confirmation

Posted on 2009-04-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
There is a hidden dialog box that pops up when you first open Microsoft Word.  This dialog box causes problems at a great deal of my client sites.  I basically have to open Word before Outlook, confirm my initials and I can then open Outlook.  I would like to automate this with a startup script or login script.

See the below site to get an idea of what I am talking about.

I am not sure if this creates a registry entry or a file under application data within the user profile.

Any help would be great!


Question by:bbanis2k
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    The problem for this is that a starup or login script will run EVERYTIME, whcih sux.  Youre on the proper path thinking of the registery, you should be able to find out what keys holds the set information and which one tells this process to run.  You may want to consider using a registery key of your own to know wheter or not you need to run your script. IE,  Find the key that tells word that it needs to do the first time run,  if it is set to true then tell it to execute a second script which will make the registery entries for you and then set the fristtime run entery to false, thus minimizing logintime.  You will still have a script that runs everytim at logon but it will be quick if it is just check a regestery value.

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