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Trying to run VBScript from Cygwin


I've seen Paul Hughes' message "[Newbie] Trying to run MSWord from Cygwin"
dated 02 Mar 2006 and am having similar problems.

I'm also opening a ssh connection from a Linux box to a Windows machine to
run a Windows process using CreateObject within VBScript. I have been able
to replicate the problem using Excel so I know it's not my other program
that is causing the problem. When I run the script, the process starts in
the Task Manager but the script fails to proceed any further. I didn't get
any error messages originally but when I reinstalled cygrunsrv with the -i
option I did get a similar message to Paul complaining about the
CreateObject option.

As with Paul the script works fine when I run it locally when I am sat at
the machine but seems to hang when I am using ssh. I don't know of any
immediate workarounds and I can't change the software like the suggested fix
for Paul so do you have any other solutions?

Many Thanks,


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