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Posted on 2011-02-23
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I've spent 3,5 hours looking for a VB script that simply returns true if a process is present in Task Manager. I wish i had the time to learn how to do it, but i won't for another month or two.

Any VBS sharks that could help out?

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by:KCarney81
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Although not VBS, you could start with batch;

sc \\computername query servicename >c:\textfile.txt
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by:musras
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Thanks for the quick reply KC!

I'm (going to be) running the script from a system monitoring app that only works with VBS :/
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by:KCarney81
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Ah ok, batch won't work for you then.  Figured I'd try
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Ah found it...

'-----------------------------------------------------------
'  ProcTest.vbs (v1.0)
'-----------------------------------------------------------
' @proc = process to test for 
' Returns number of proccesses running or 0 if not 
'-----------------------------------------------------------

Function ProcTest(proc)
	ProcTest = 0

	set service = GetObject ("winmgmts:")

	for each Process in Service.InstancesOf ("Win32_Process")
		If Process.Name = proc then
			ProcTest = ProcTest + 1
		End If
	next
End Function

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