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Granz00

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OK, I learned some VBScript in a class awhile back. I want to know how to make a VBScript that runs independent of IE. Also, I want to learn how to use wscript. An example of some specific things I would like to know is how to open the CD drive, and have a key entered (like the backspace). If you can, can you leave me an example of a simple file, and links to useful tutorials.
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Ax238

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Hello Granz00,

Following are examples for the tasks you want to perform:

Opening a CD drive:
Set oWMP = CreateObject("WMPlayer.OCX.7" )
Set colCDROMs = oWMP.cdromCollection

if colCDROMs.Count >= 1 then
		For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count - 1
				colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject
		Next ' cdrom
End If

Pressing backspace:
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.SendKeys "{BACKSPACE}"

Save as .vbs files and run.

This also might help you:
Download details: Windows Script 5.6 Documentation

Regards,

Ax
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