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Executing python script without writing to the screen

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Hello

I'm running ActivePython 2.5 (or 2.6) on Windows Server 2003.

When a script runs i.e. blahblah.py is called from the command line, even if the script does not output anything to the display, a black command line style box pops up.

Is it possible to adjust the script, or indeed the way it is called, so that it doesn't pop this box up - so it just runs in the background? There isn't really anything that the user needs to see, as the script is run by a scheduled task.

Maybe the answer is to write to a file?

Help would be much appreciated :)

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