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change timezome using HTA

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hi,
   im am trying to change the computers timezone using an HTA app.  
i have a drop down list and when the user picks the location it runs a IF statement in a VBscript.  when it gets executed there is an error that it can not find the location.  im confused because it works in a CMD prompt if i cut and paste it.

can anyone please help
if user.Timezone.value = "Central Standard Time" then
set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
objShell.ShellExecute "control.exe timedate.cpl,,/Z Central Time Zone"
End if

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by:Daz_1234
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Hi,

What about the following run method instead?  It will run silently.

Regards,
Daz.
If user.Timezone.value = "Central Standard Time" Then
    Set wshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
    wshShell.Run "control.exe timedate.cpl,,/Z Central Time Zone", 0, True
End If

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Just another query - are you sure it should be:

control.exe timedate.cpl,,/Z Central Time Zone


... and not:

control.exe timedate.cpl,,/Z Central Standard Time

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Daz.
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