LKBEN10597: Howto change the default scripthost from wscript to cscript


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

Some scripts are better started as cscript because they produce a lot of output

Cause

This is by design

Solution

You can use the following command to change the default scripting host:
cscript //H:cscript

Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host, Version 5.6
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation 1996-2001. Alle Rechte vorbehalten.

Der standardmäßige Skripthost ist jetzt "cscript.exe".

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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