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trying to make a vbs assistant that launches more then the builtins

Jan 28, 2007
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im testing from this:

Set Sapi = Wscript.CreateObject("SAPI.SpVoice")
set wshshell = wscript.CreateObject("wscript.shell")

dim Input

Sapi.speak "Please type, what you want to open?"
Input = inputbox ("Please type, what you want to open.")
Sapi.speak Input
wshshell.run Input
saved as .vbs; its in my startup folder now

1 It would be fun to be able to start software with it besides whats builtin without getting the cannot find file error.

2 I can go to websites this way but it automaticlly opens ie.

Any ideas worth a try?

source: https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-assistant-for-your-computer-in-5-minutes/?fbclid=IwAR0eVyBGynV9gy8iJFLr06y_D5TNY2MfSRNm4sBql8b_xJd--UDuNFllNUs
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hm, im not sure things like this can be bypassed even with default browser settings. You may need to call your browser of choice and pipe the result to a variable. I'm not great with VBS though.