Posted on 2009-05-08
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

I am looking for a VBScript to runas another user (local admin) to start gpupdate/force as this specific user. I have not been able to find the code to do this. Script needs to be configurable with user/password.

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Set WshShell=WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")




set WshShell=CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

WshShell.Run "runas.exe" & " /u:" & strUser & " " & strCmd

WScript.Sleep 1000

WshShell.Sendkeys strPass & "~"

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