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vb script to stop other scripts runnning

Posted on 2011-09-26
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Hi,

i have a script that runs and what it does it starts a few different scripts sequentially.

On Error Resume Next
dim WshShell

set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")


WshShell.Run "wscript.exe UTVCopyfilesfromserver.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.Sleep 3000
WshShell.Run "wscript.exe irnCopyfilesfromserver.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.Sleep 3000
WshShell.Run "wscript.exe utvnewsaudioconversion.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.Sleep 3000
WshShell.Run "wscript.exe irnnewsaudioconversion.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.Sleep 3000
WshShell.Run "wscript.exe UTVscriptexttonews.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.sleep 3000
WshShell.Run "wscript.exe irnscriptexttonews.vbs", 2, FALSE
WScript.Sleep 3000

WshShell.Run "cmd.exe /c copytoirnboxirntxt.bat", 2, FALSE
WshShell.Run "cmd.exe /c copytoirnboxutvaudio.bat", 2, FALSE
WshShell.Run "cmd.exe /c copytoirnboxutvtext.bat", 2, FALSE

I was wondering is there a script i could get that would stop the scripts from running at a certain time?

Thank you so much
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Question by:jonathanduane2010
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by:raysonlee
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You can use the timer() function - number of seconds after 12:00AM to determine whether the script should run at a specific period.
To terminate a running process, refer to sample in http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/vbscript/wmi_process_stop.htm
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RobSampson earned 250 total points
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Hi, this script should work, by looking at the commandline parameter of each process running, and terminate it if there's a match.

Just FYI too, your scripts don't technically run sequentially, they are more in parallel, since you're not waiting for the task to finish before executing the next one, because you have False set as the last parameter for each Run command.

Regards,

Rob.
On Error Resume Next

arrTasks = Array( _
	"UTVCopyfilesfromserver.vbs", _
	"irnCopyfilesfromserver.vbs", _
	"utvnewsaudioconversion.vbs", _
	"irnnewsaudioconversion.vbs", _
	"UTVscriptexttonews.vbs", _
	"irnscriptexttonews.vbs", _
	"copytoirnboxirntxt.bat", _
	"copytoirnboxutvaudio.bat", _
	"copytoirnboxutvtext.bat" _
	)

Const wbemFlagReturnImmediately = &h10
Const wbemFlagForwardOnly = &h20

strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\CIMV2")
For Each strCommand In arrTasks
	Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_Process WHERE CommandLine LIKE '%" & strCommand & "%'", "WQL", _
	                                          wbemFlagReturnImmediately + wbemFlagForwardOnly)
	For Each objItem In colItems
		objItem.Terminate
	Next
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