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how to add a command line to my script

Posted on 2011-02-28
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i need to enter this command to my logon script.

\\copitrak\copitrakdesktop\CopitrakDesktop10.exe \\copitrak\copitrakdesktop /RELOAD

how do i go about doing this so that all my employees execute this when they log on to their workstations?

thanks

vbs-script.txt
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Question by:miamiLAW
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by:8ubterfug3
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Does this work?

Run "\\copitrak\copitrakdesktop\CopitrakDesktop10.exe \\copitrak\copitrakdesktop /RELOAD"

Sub Run(ByVal sFile)
Dim shell
    Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
    shell.Run Chr(34) & sFile & Chr(34), 1, false
    Set shell = Nothing
End Sub
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by:miamiLAW
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what do i do, copy and paste this anywhere in my script, quotes and all ?

Run "\\copitrak\copitrakdesktop\CopitrakDesktop10.exe \\copitrak\copitrakdesktop /RELOAD"

Sub Run(ByVal sFile)
Dim shell
    Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
    shell.Run Chr(34) & sFile & Chr(34), 1, false
    Set shell = Nothing
End Sub
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by:8ubterfug3
ID: 34998788
The Sub portion can go at the bottom of your script. That is a sub routine that is called by the Run command. The line that starts with Run would go at the point in your script where you'd like to actually execute the exe file.
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RobSampson earned 500 total points
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Hi, I think the extra quotes added by the Sub will cause that to fail.  You should get away with adding this:

Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
objShell.Run "cmd /c \\copitrak\copitrakdesktop\CopitrakDesktop10.exe \\copitrak\copitrakdesktop /RELOAD", 0, True

above this:

'=====================================
'Add On Code goes above this line ----

Regards,

Rob.
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