At 01:35 PM 6/21/2004, Joel D Canfield wrote: >I'm experimenting with wscript.shell for some automation. This code >returns no errors, but it doesn't do anything, either (I've run it on a >client, and on the web server.) > >I'm expecting it to open a DOS window, change to the root directory, and >output a listing to the active window. Instead, nothing visible happens. > >================================= ><% >Dim wshell, intReturn >set wshell = server.createobject("wscript.shell") >intReturn = wshell.run("%comspec% /k cd\ & dir *.*", 1, False) >Response.Write( intReturn ) >set wshell = nothing >%> >================================= Try two %% around compspec. e.g. %%compspec%% -- Anthony Baratta President Keyboard Jockeys "Conformity is the refuge of the unimaginative."