Windows Script Host  

What to Include to Run a Script

The information that you type when you run a script by typing its name depends on which version of Windows you are running and on the method you use to run the script.

WSH Executable File Windows Version Include
Command prompt Windows NT or 2000 Specify the script name without the file extension. Example: myScript.

Note   If you specify the WSH executable file name, you must also include the script's file extension. Example: cscript myScript.wsf.

Command prompt Windows 9x or Millennium Specify the script's file extension and precede the script name with the WSH executable filename.

Example: cscript myScript.wsf

Run command from Open box Windows NT, 2000, 9x, or Millennium Specify the script's file extension.

See Also

Running Scripts with WScript.exe | Running Scripts with CScript.exe | Drag and Drop Support