Solved

change timezome using HTA

Posted on 2010-08-22
2
633 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
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

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:whowasthat
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Daz_1234
ID: 33499044
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

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Daz_1234 earned 500 total points
ID: 33499091
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

?


Daz.
0

Featured Post

Backup Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Backup all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article discusses four methods for overlaying images in a container on a web page
When you see single cell contains number and text, and you have to get any date out of it seems like cracking our heads.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to code links for mobile sites that, once clicked, send a call or text to a specified number. For a telephone link (once clicked, calls a number), begin with a normal "<a href=" link tag. For the href, specify…
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…

785 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question