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Windows 7: System Restore Point Shortcut

02 Jul 2012   #100
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64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ferreel View Post
I have tried to do the shortcut both with and without the success message and I get the error message:

For shortcut with success message)
Can't find script engine "VBScript" "C:\Program Files\Restore Point Shortcut\CreateRP-Success_Message.vbs".

For shortcut w/o success message)
Can't find script engine "VBScript" "C:\Program Files\Restore Point Shortcut\CreateRP.vbs".

Please let me know if you have any ideas.

Thanks
Hello Ferreel, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It sounds like you missed doing steps 7-11 to place the extracted folder with the .vbs file at the location in your post. :)


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02 Jul 2012   #101
ferreel

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

Shawn,

Thanks, but I did copy it over. I do have the feeling that I may be overlooking something simple though. I have attached a screenshot of my error.


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System Restore Point Shortcut-error.jpg  
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03 Jul 2012   #102
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It looks like it can't find the vbscript file. Double check to make sure that you have these files below.

C:\Windows\System32\vbscript.dll

and

C:\Windows\System32\wscript.exe

As a test, download and merge the vbs option in the tutorial below to restore it's default associations to see if that gets rid of the error for you afterwards.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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04 Jul 2012   #103
ferreel

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

Shawn,

I have both the vbscript.dll and wscript.exe files. I also downloaded and merged the vbs option in the tutorial and restarted my computer but still got the same error.
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04 Jul 2012   #104
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ferreel,

Double check the registry location below to see if you have the same path set for (Default). If you need help with the registry, then please let me know before proceeding.

System Restore Point Shortcut-reg.jpg


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04 Jul 2012   #105
ferreel

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

Shawn,

It appears my default is referencing the wrong location, could this be the issue?


Attached Thumbnails
System Restore Point Shortcut-regedit.jpg  
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04 Jul 2012   #106
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yep, it looks like McAfee messed with it. If you like, download and merge the REG file I attached below. It will change the path in the registry to what it should be by default. If you get an error that part of the REG file couldn't be merged, then you will need to take ownership of the InprocServer32 key using step 3 in OPTION THREE of the tutorial below first, then merge the REG file again.

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums

When finished, hopefully the shortcut will run without getting that error anymore. :)


Attached Files
File Type: reg restore_vbscript.dll.reg (380 Bytes, 363 views)
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04 Jul 2012   #107
ferreel

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

Shawn,

That did the trick! I actually just gave User and Administrators full control in permissions for the InprocServer32 key.

Thanks for all of your help! I would have never figured this out by myself.
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05 Jul 2012   #108
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Ferreel. I'm happy to hear it's working for you now. :)
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03 Jan 2013   #109
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Tutorial updated to work with Windows 8 now. :)
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