The Windows Guru is getting bigger! Nilpo.com is in the process of being rebuilt into a larger, more robust Windows and Windows Scripting reference site. As a part of these upcoming changes, the Ask the Windows Guru blog here at Nilpo.com will be moving to a new domain that will feature full Windows […]
Archive for July, 2009
New Article: Mastering the Message Box. Read it at ASP Free - http://tinyurl.com/np3b7w (#)
New Article: Understanding Object Binding in VBA. Read it at ASP Free - http://tinyurl.com/lj4vtt (#)
You may receive an error “There is no script engine for file extension” while attempting to run .vbs files in Windows. This error can occur if no default scripting engine is set, the VBScript module is not correctly registered, or the .vbs file class settings are broken.
The default User Account Control (UAC) settings in Windows Vista and Windows 7 prevent you from performing many task on the command line. Performing administrative tasks such as executing batch or script files that require administrative permissions will require you to use an Elevated Command Prompt, or a command prompt with elevated permissions that […]
“I am running Windows XP. I need to execute VBS scripts to run functions in other programs. I had no problem until some security program disabled execution of VBS Scripts. Now all I get is code Notepad and the VBS Scripts don’t execute. How do I get Windows to execute VBS Scripts again?” - Peter […]