Automate Windows system administration, application control, file management, and more! bull; bull;Scripting solutions for Windows 2000, Windows 9x, and Windows ME bull;Covers both VBScript and JScript bull;Step-by-step coverage of cre ating, running, scheduling, and distributing scripts bull;System administration, application control, file management, messaging, database access, and more bull;Creating high-performance WSH script components bull;Covers both VBScript and J Script! bull;Syntax, data storage, operators, strings, dates, times, objects, error handling, and more bull;Automating system administration, file management, database access, and messaging bull;Creating high-performance WSH components bull;Extending Windows' power by scripting Microsoft Office components bull;Appendices include detailed VBScript and JScript references bull;For every intermediate to advanced-level Windows user and administrator Microsoft's W indows Script Host (WSH) offers system administrators and users powerful opportunities to save time and improve efficiency. In Windows Script Host, expert developer and best-selling author Peter G. Aitken covers WSH from start to finish, giving you all the skills you need to automate a wide range of system, application, and file-related tasks on Windows ME/9x and Windows 2000/NT platforms. Aitken offers in-depth coverage of both widely used WSH scripting languages - VBScript and JSc ript. You'll start by mastering the Windows file system and scripting object models. Next, you'll learn the most effective ways to run, schedule, and distribute scripts. Once you've mastered the basics, Aitken presents practical techniques for scripting v irtually every aspect of the Windows environment, from messaging to file management, database access to system and Web administration. Aitken presents step-by-step coverage of testing and debugging WSH scripts, demonstrates how to create fast, efficient Windows Script Components, and even shows how to extend Windows' power by scripting Microsoft Office components. WSH gives you greater control over Windows than ever before. With Peter G. Aitken's help, you'll master that power-and dynamically improve your productivity every day you run Windows!Aitken, Peter G. is the author of 'Windows Script Host', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130287014 and ISBN 0130287016.