Sending Echo Off through VBS Script

Hi Experts.

I'm using a VBS Script to invoke a runas command through CMD.
I got it working perfectly except for one little thing. I need the CMD Screen to be completely blank while working or better yet, not to be visible at all.
The VBS Script looks like this:
Set objShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
objShell.Run("runas /user:mydomain\domain admin user ""Path With Spaces"""), 1, False
WScript.Sleep 100
objShell.Sendkeys "domain admin password~"

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Is there a way to invoke it with @echo off or somehow make the cmd windows not to jump up.
Please keep in mind that creating a batch and invoking it using the VBS Script is NOT an option.
David SankovskySenior SysAdminAsked:
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Try it like this:
Set objShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
objShell.Run("cmd.exe /c runas.exe /user:mydomain\domain admin user ""Path With Spaces"" >NUL"), 1, False
WScript.Sleep 100
objShell.Sendkeys "domain admin password~"

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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
Here is the MSDN reference for the WScript.Shell Run Method:


What you can do is make it so the CMD prompt runs minimized.  You need to change the intWindowStyle option on the .Run method.  It should be 2.  This way you'll see the main command console, but all the spawned commands will run minimized.


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David SankovskySenior SysAdminAuthor Commented:
I used a combination of Both!
Piping the output into a non-existent output was great.
Starting it minimized made it look even sleeker

Thank you both!
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