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VBScript (short form of Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is a subset of Visual Basic used in ASP and in Windows Scripting Host as a general-purpose scripting language. VBScript is often used as a replacement for DOS batch files.
Windows Scripting Host VBScript files typically have the file extension
Example program (to put into a file 'hello.vbs'):
MsgBox "Hello World!"
If the Windows Scripting Host is installed correctly and activated the program will run when the icon is double-clicked.
VBScript is also implemented in Microsoft Outlook as a script language used to respond to Outlook form events.
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