How to call a vbscript in powershell. I tried a few that works manually but through SCCM it does not execute the vbscript.


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It's pretty poor etiquette to post the same question when you've not received the answer you want to a previous post.

So why on God's green Earth would you need to run a VBS from a Powershell script? It would be better to translate the VBS to Powershell.

Answered 08/31/2016 by: VBScab
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  • Why not, I do it all the time... along with cauterizing my paper-cut wounds in salt, washing them with vinegar and drying the tears from my eyes with a handkerchief soaked in onion essence...
    • Sensible lad. You'll go far...
  • Well, I posted it again because, it said the post is hidden from public view considering it a spam. Assuming public wont be able to see, I reposted it again. And thanks for answering, I can translate to powershell, I wanted to try calling the vbs. If there is an option why not use it :)
    • You dual posted so I removed the other one, your original post is still there...
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SCCM handles VB Scripts no problem. Check the specifics of your script, also ensure that your command line within SCCM Application/Package has cscript or wscript preceding your script name.


Answered 08/31/2016 by: martyr
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  • Thank you.. I did use cscript.exe $Path\Uninstall.vbs
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invoke-expression "cscript script.vbs"
Answered 08/31/2016 by: flip1001
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>if there is an option why not use it :)
Using that argument coupled with the fact that you're calling a script that (presumably) uninstalls something...see here!
Answered 08/31/2016 by: VBScab
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 I went a ahead and did the supercedence in the SCCM itself.
Answered 09/06/2016 by: shamu
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