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Psexec script opens runs, but opens up command prompt and hangs

Last Modified: 2015-04-14

I had the following script given to me by our awesome EE OdBA:

c:\psexec.exe @"C:\Temp\machines.txt" -u Domain\Username -p Password msiexec.exe /i "\\networkservername\sharename\my.msi" /quiet /norestart

In the 'machines.txt', there's an IP address in the format When I run the batch file, the command prompt goes past the actual Systinternals message and then hangs on \\

However, if I open up the command prompt and put the IP address in manually and run 'psexec omain\Username -p Password msiexec.exe /i "\\\sharename\my.msi" /quiet /norestart' then it works perfectly and exits successfully.

Any ideas? Am I doing something wrong? Perhaps I need to run the batch file on an elevated command or something?

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