How do I run wmv file on pc with vbscript?

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How do I run wmv file on PC with vbscript?  I would like to create a wmv playlist in the script then have it automatically shut down the PC when it completes.  My desktop runs on Windows XP 64 bit.  Thanks in advance.

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How do I run wmv file on pc with vbscript?

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Greetings Sharipcheney!

Here's how to create a vbscript to run a playlist and then shutdown the computer.

First the code to run the playlist in your computer.

Here's the code:

set shell = Wscript.createobject("wscript.Shell")
shell.run "wmplayer /playlist xps", 7, False    
wscript.Sleep 5000    
success = shell.appactivate("Windows Media Player")
if success then shell.sendkeys "% n

This code is use to play the playlist in windows media player.

Now you will add the code to shutdown the computer.

Shell.run "shutdown -s -t 0 -f -m \" & "."'

Visit this link for some example.

Best Regards,

Jose D Dunn

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