A collection of useful powershell scripts to make deploying office 2016 and office 365 proplus easier for it pros and administrators. Heres a useful script that will automatically delete all user profiles that are on a windows server 2008r2 computer. Also, do you know a way to display the pcs workgroup domain as well as its name. Visual basic code snippet access current environment directories and logical drives. What is the proper syntax i need to reference %userprofile% and drop a file with a predefined name in this location. Vbscript and %userprofile% file not found solutions experts.
Vbscript to copy a folder from a userprofile to another. Please note that there is a group policy setting to delete cached copies of roaming profiles, and running this script might impact logon performance. This script is tested on these platforms by the author. If youre asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to. Vb script to automate the installation, configuration and. I am try to write a script that will drop a log file at the root of the user s profile using %userprofile% i searched online on how to do this but still no luck. Display computer name and ip address script center. Ive used bginfo for years, and have collected several scripts that i have used for various pieces of info that isnt always the easiest to get from either the. Can you please give us an example of the whole thing with html included. Select the package files tab and remove and user profile related entries pertaining to the current user. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. The batch file and the vbscript are in the 20 to 24 mb range, whereas the powershell script needs 98 mb ram. Sapgui installation server part 5 scripting sap blogs.
Problem printer installing with vb script microsoft. How to get a path with the variable user in vbscript. The program reads the distinguished name of each user and the new value for the profilepath attribute from the spreadsheet. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a microsoft agent or microsoft employee and that the phone number is an official microsoft global customer service number. The script, the source and a zip with the html and vbs code is available to download. Display the protocol used on the vmware view desktop background and it made me think of some of the scripts ive used.
If you want to run it as scheduled task, you need to run that via batch file with a local administrator account. Nov 11, 2010 heres a useful script that will automatically delete all user profiles that are on a windows server 2008r2 computer. How to get a path with the variable user in vbscript stack overflow. If you get an access denied message on vista the fault of user. In vbsedit, you only need to press f1 to get help for the keyword under the cursor. Find answers to vbscript and %userprofile% file not found from the expert. Vbscript how to disable use automatic configuration script. If you find any errors or the solution to run this script on a website, please reply here. Mar 20, 2012 this script is tested on these platforms by the author. Ok, see if this works for you its an adaptation of the code found in this article sample vb script to remove the folder hmmm plus any contents located in the profile folder for every user on the. We are not sure that we have put the correct html around your vb code. To solve this problem, i have written a script that deletes the sip profile folder on the users computer which in turn deletes the cache files used by lync 20 note. Expands environment variable strings and replaces them with their defined values. If you ever need to get a user to tell you their computer name or ip address over the phone, but need a simple, userfriendly way to do so, then provide this script on each computer and create a shortcut to it.
Select the virtual registry tab and remove unwanted entries, specifically those pertaining to the current user. I have this part of a script im writing that id like use to find a bit of text in a results file and replace it with some other text. Expandenvironmentstrings ss64 command line reference. Download and run the msi file to extract the profwiz. Use inifile in programming environments vb script, vba. Only the system environment values will be available to other users logging on to the same computer, the user environment values are part of the roaming profile and hence will be different or even absent for other users as you may already have guessed, this technique is not suited for setting environment variables to set an environment variable, we first need to find a way to specify in. Vbscript and %userprofile% file not found solutions. I saw ivo beerens blog post about using bginfo and vmware view. This script could be run as a startup or shutdown script to stop windows saving copies of user profiles.
Shell object strstring a process environment variable enclosed with % characters example. In the later script, i still needed to find out those things, but i had figured out much cleaner methods using some of the functions in vbscript. Windows script host expandenvironmentstrings method. Check you are happy with shortcuts and file associations. Deletefolder folder,force folder receives a string containing the name of the folder that will be deleted. But do you really want to copy the script to your source file location in order to perform the copy. Tech support scams are an industrywide issue where scammers trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. If you try it and find that it works on another platform, please add a note to the script discussion to let others know. If youre asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.
Create a new permanent system environment variable the below example creates a new permanent system environment variable called test with the value hello world. If youre doing this from a windows installer, you can use the movefile table for this, by setting the options flag to 0. Jan 14, 2006 this script could be run as a startup or shutdown script to stop windows saving copies of user profiles. I made this to copy a batch off our server to the root of their %userprofile% so itd run the first time someone logged into a machine, but not every subsequent login. Basically, whatever it would translate to in a command prompt or as a path in windows explorer will be returned to the program as a string e. Jun 04, 2014 in the earlier script i used whatever tricks i could find online for things like figuring out if the user was running winxp or win7, and for whether it was 32bit or 64bit. Good morning, i am still kind of a beginner in creating vb scripts, but i am trying to work on a script for copying over a folder to all users under c. When restarting the lync after deleting the sip profile folder, the client will attempt to download the address book file resulting in heavy bandwidth consumption.
If it requires more code, could an example be posted. Find answers to vbscript to copy a folder from a userprofile to another location from the expert community at experts exchange. What is the equivalent commands andor keywords in vbs. Display computer name and ip address script center spiceworks. If youre doing this from a windows installer, you can use the. This is a dangerous operation, designed for use by an administrator who needs to do a complete purge. If you have any feature requests or ideas for future scripts please add the idea to the issues list in this repository officedevofficeitprodeploymentscripts. Performance footprint of powershell logon scripts helge. Vb script to copy file from current folder to %appdata%. Nov 23, 2010 if you ever need to get a user to tell you their computer name or ip address over the phone, but need a simple, user friendly way to do so, then provide this script on each computer and create a shortcut to it. For example, the collection environment provides the environment variables, so you can easily use either jscript or vbscript to access some particular information.
Expandenvironmentstringsstrstring key objshell a wscript. Sample vb script to remove the folder hmmm plus any contents located in the profile folder for every user on the. How can i determine if a users folder exists on a computer. Completely delete user profiles with a script wincert.
Expandenvironmentstrings method it gives me error path not found. Below are a few basic examples of how to read and set environment variables using a vbs script. So long as you run this script as the user in question whose pst files you want to back up, it should properly expand to their user profile directory. Using vbs to read and set environment variables geeks. The only catch here is that you dont necessarily know the complete path to the folder. Update user profiles vbscript program to update the profilepath attribute for the users specified in a microsoft excel spreadsheet. Doesnt work in windows 95, nor in internet explorer htas. Shell object strstring a process environment variable enclosed with % characters. The total duration of the user logon is important to good user experience. Under wsh windows script host, you can access the com object wscript. Net visual basic code snippets use environment class to access the current environment and platform to retrieve information about directories and logical drives. Copy and run a file if doesnt exist in %userprofile. The expandenvironmentstrings method can expand environment variables embedded in a string too.
User profile wizard personal edition is a standalone executable. Download user profile wizard personal edition for windows xp download user profile wizard user guide end user license agreement. In the earlier script i used whatever tricks i could find online for things like figuring out if the user was running winxp or win7, and for whether it was 32bit or 64bit. Script to delete sip profile for multiple lync 20 users. We have tried your script but we get strange errors. Dec 09, 2010 i made this to copy a batch off our server to the root of their %userprofile% so itd run the first time someone logged into a machine, but not every subsequent login. How to get a path with the variable user in vbscript stack. Hi, we really need a script to show the computer name for a project.1372 770 810 888 1040 1302 4 1181 807 1202 581 909 1286 786 742 152 169 846 196 1060 594 271 628 372 295 1286 1473 43 813 912 1011 1385 1162 1253 130 355 1465 876 1496 271 410 45 191 1120 442 1136 1422 1429