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VB Script to run an exe

Posted on 2011-10-19
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Last Modified: 2012-10-15
I need to create a vb script that will check for the existence of a file and if it is not found, run the install.
Question by:kim1109
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kemi67 earned 750 total points
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try this vbs code
dim objFSO 
dim strFile
dim strSetup
Dim shell

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
if not  objFSO.FileExists(strFile) then
    Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
    shell.Run Chr(34) & strSetup & Chr(34), 1, false
    Set shell = Nothing
end if

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