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Posted on 2016-09-08
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Hello,

I have the below code. Basically I am trying to run the VB script which calls 2 batch files present in 2 locations.
The below code does not work as desired. Please help

Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
WshShell.Run chr(34) & "C:\dell\hwv1.1.bat" & Chr(34), 0
WshShell.Run chr(34) & "C:\Drivers\batch2v1.2.bat" & Chr(34), 0


Set WshShell = Nothing

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Question by:Siddharth S
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Bill Prew earned 2000 total points
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Can you explain further.  What happens currently, what is displayed, and what behavior are you trying to change?

~bp
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by:Siddharth S
ID: 41793401
Okay I think I posted the wrong question without checking completely. The issue seems to be with the batch file.

Bill, could you please check the below code, when I run it from the cmd pointing to the .bat file then the file saves properly with the %servicetag% but when I double click on it, it saves without a name and I cant even open the csv. Not sure what the reason is:

@ECHO OFF 
SETLOCAL EnableExtensions EnableDelayedExpansion


set OutputFile=C:\Drivers\%SERVICETAG%.csv
echo "Computer","Key","Version","Name","Publisher">"%OutputFile%"

call :getsw "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall"
call :getsw "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall"
call :getsw "HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall"

ENDLOCAL
exit /b

:getstg
for /f "delims== tokens=2" %%i in ('wmic bios get serialnumber /value') do SET SERVICETAG=%%i



:getsw
    for /F "delims=" %%g in ('reg query "%~1" 2^>NUL') do (
        set "_swRegKey=%%~g"
        set "_swName="
        set "_swVers="
        set "_swPub="
       
        for /F "tokens=1,2,*" %%G in ('
          reg query "%%~g" /V DisplayName 2^>NUL ^| findstr /I "DisplayName"
                                      ') do set "_swName=%%~I" 
        for /F "tokens=1,2,*" %%G in ('
          reg query "%%~g" /V DisplayVersion 2^>NUL ^| findstr /I "DisplayVersion"
                                      ') do set "_swVers=%%~I"
        for /F "tokens=1,2,*" %%G in ('
          reg query "%%~g" /V Publisher 2^>NUL ^| findstr /I "Publisher"
                                      ') do set "_swPub=%%~I"
       
        call :echosw 
        ) 
    exit /b

:echosw
    if "!_swName!!_swVers!"=="" (
        echo "%SERVICETAG%","unknown","!_swRegKey!","","">>"%OutputFile%"
    ) else (
        echo "%SERVICETAG%","!_swRegKey!","!_swVers!","!_swName!","!_swPub!">>"%OutputFile%"
    )
    exit /b

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EDIT: I changed the code. Pasted the wrong code before.
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by:Siddharth S
ID: 41793403
NVM, figured it out.. Silly mistake.. Checking vbs now
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by:Siddharth S
ID: 41793424
Okay so VB script is not calling the second batch file in the below code.
The first one executes fine but the second one does not.

Thanks in advance Bill.. You have been mighty helpful over the past few days.
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by:Bill Prew
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Okay so VB script is not calling the second batch file in the below code.

What VBS, what code below?

~bp
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by:Siddharth S
ID: 41794757
Sorry, it actually works. I think.. Have to test it on other systems.
But here is the code.

Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
WshShell.Run chr(34) & "C:\dell\hwv1.1.bat" & Chr(34), 0
WshShell.Run chr(34) & "C:\Drivers\batch2v1.2.bat" & Chr(34), 0

Set WshShell = Nothing

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by:Siddharth S
ID: 41797587
Bill Prew, helpful and trying to help always. :)
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