Shrink multiple databases at once

Have sql 2008 with about 25 or so Databases, with varying recovery models... backups have been failing so logs have the disk full, I want to set them all to simple and shrink them.  I know how to do it one at a time but was wondering if there is a trick to do all?
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AneeshDatabase ConsultantCommented:
You have to run the statement on multiple Query windows..

Also you need to figure out to avoid this process in future.  best way to do so is to have proper backups scheduled for these databases.
Shrinking the databases has a performance impact.
leadthewayAuthor Commented:
yes i'm aware, but this was dropped into my lap with weeks of no backups..So i guess the answer to my question is no..not shrinking the data, shrinking the log
AneeshDatabase ConsultantCommented:
You can dynamically generate the shrink statements and run in manually each of these statements on each query window. Otherwise its going to be sequential

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leadthewayAuthor Commented:
yeah i figured, was hoping, thanks
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