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I need a vbscript to run a power point SHOW. It is not a slide show(.ppt). It is in  .pps format and the location is in C:\test.pps

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Paul
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Dim wsh
Set wsh = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
wsh.Run "powerpnt /s C:\test.ppt"  
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set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run "cmd /c .\documents\test.ppsx"
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OOps..  put ppt instead of pps .  sorry.  
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The above was set up against my testing environment,  I should have edited it to match your request as follows:
set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
WshShell.Run "cmd /c  C:\test.pps" 

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One could also use a regular batch file containing the single line:
c:\test.pps

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