Microsoft has built an incredibly powerful scripting language that can control almost every aspect of the Windows operating system. What I will be discussing here are only the basics that apply mostly to windows XP. Windows scripting has been around since Windows 98 but as the operating systems have progressed the scripting language has as well.

All the tools that we need to created windows scripts are included in windows and the is simply notepad. You can get other editors to use such as Script Editor, Scintilla and SciTE, and many more. But all that you need is Notepad and you are good to go. When you create a scripting file you will create any name you want and you can give it the extension of .VBS (Visual Basic Script).

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Source by Mike Walton