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Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Set objExec = objShell.Exec("c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 2007\Office12\EXCEL.EXE")
strPID = objExec.ProcessID
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Const wbemFlagReturnImmediately = &h10
Const wbemFlagForwardOnly = &h20
strComputer = "."
strProcessName = "iexplore.exe"
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\CIMV2")
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT CreationDate,ProcessID FROM Win32_Process WHERE Name='" & strProcessName & "'", "WQL", wbemFlagReturnImmediately + wbemFlagForwardOnly)
intProcID = 0
dteStarted = CDate("01-01-1601")
For Each objItem In colItems
If CDate(WMIDateStringToDate(objItem.CreationDate)) > dteStarted Then
dteStarted = CDate(WMIDateStringToDate(objItem.CreationDate))
intProcID = objItem.ProcessId
If intProcID > 0 Then WScript.Echo "Process ID " & intProcID & " was started at " & dteStarted
WMIDateStringToDate = CDate(Mid(dtmDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _
Mid(dtmDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Left(dtmDate, 4) _
& " " & Mid (dtmDate, 9, 2) & ":" & Mid(dtmDate, 11, 2) & ":" & Mid(dtmDate,13, 2))
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