troubleshooting Question

WshShell.Run doesn't wait

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Hi all,

I reduced things to a very simple test case because I just can't get WshShell.Run  to wait until the cmd file it calls to complete.

test.vbs
Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
return = WshShell.Run ("C:\hello.cmd", 2,TRUE)


hello.cmd
echo hello
pause

I was expecting the test.vbs to open the cmd file minimized and remain open until I hit the enter key in the cmd window.

According to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/d5fk67ky(v=vs.84).aspx
that should work.

Can somone move one of the trees so I can see the forest please?

Regards
Lee
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