FileWatcher .vbs script to rename file if it exists

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FileWatcher .vbs script to rename file if it exists

Post by DataMystic Support » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:38 am

Save as rename_existing.vbs

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'FileWatcher script - rename files to .bak if they exist

Option Explicit

dim objArgs
dim fso
dim filename
dim folder

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

'Set a reference to the arguments
Set objArgs = Wscript.Arguments

for each filename in objArgs

	If fso.FileExists( filename ) Then
		fso.MoveFile filename, filename & ".bak"
	End If


Set fso = Nothing
Set objArgs = Nothing
Command: C:\Windows\System32\wscript.exe
Parameters: <full path\>rename_existing.vbs %FILE%
rename files if they
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