vb script  to start the services is not working

Posted on 2016-10-18
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
trying to start the vb script but unfortunately its not working, need your help pls
Option Explicit
Dim objWMIService, objService
Dim strService,strComputer,waitTime
strComputer = "VishnuAdithya"
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
For Each objService In objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name = '"_

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Set colRunningServices = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
        ("Select * from Win32_Service where Name = '"& strService & "'")
    For Each objService in colRunningServices
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also check similar case here
Sub ServiceStart(strService)
    Dim objWMIService, colRunningServices, objService, colServiceList
    Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
        & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
    Set colServiceList = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
        ("Select * from Win32_Service where Name='"& strService & "'")
    For Each objService in colServiceList
        errReturn = objService.StartService()
End Sub
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Kimputer earned 500 total points
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The script works. You probably forgot the run it through administrator rights. If you log in as administrator (or someone with admin rights), double clicking on the VBS still doesn't work. You need to start an admin cmd box, then start the VBS.
It's either that, or use scheduled tasks to get it to work.

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by:vishnu adithya
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Kim you are genius! Thanks a lot !!!

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