Task scheduler + VB script to auto open protected excel workbook


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Feb 20, 2018
Hi everyone,

I am trying to use VBscript and Cscript to put in windows task scheduler to auto run a sub at a certain time every business day.

So for my windows batch file, I have

Cscript UMSscript.vbs "\\SHAREDrive\path\Controlfile.xlsm"

and in my VBscript file, I have

dim args, objExcel

set args = wscript.arguments
set objexcel = createobject("Excel.Application")

objexcel.workbooks.open(Filename:="\\SHAREDrive\path\Controlfile.xlsm", Password = "pass_word")
objexcel.visible = true

objexcel.run "autorunums"


Can't get this to work. I appreciate any help.
Thank you in advance!

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