Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Troubleshooting
Research
Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

Batch file that runs in the background

Avatar of jamorlando
jamorlandoFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft DOSWindows XPVB Script
6 Comments1 Solution1256 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi,
Currently I have a batch file which is an infinite loop that runs in the background.  Task scheduler starts it, and it runs in the background without me needing to be logged in.

However, if kill the process, I can't figure out a way to start this back up in the background.

If I right click and run the task, it opens in a window.
I even found a simple VBScript to run a batch file using vbhide to hide the window.  However, using this, I'm unable to log out!

How can I emulate task scheduler behavior without explicitly using task scheduler?

Thanks,
Jamie
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of fhmc
fhmc

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
See Answers