Set global properties for all scripts that are run with the Windows-based script host
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
To set global properties for all scripts that are run with the Windows-based script host
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type wscript, and then click OK. The Windows Script Host Settings dialog box appears.
Select the Stop script after specified number of seconds check box.
In the seconds box, enter the time limit you want to place on all scripts.
Performing this task does not require you to have administrative credentials. Therefore, as a security best practice, consider performing this task as a user without administrative credentials.
With one setting, you can set properties for all scripts that are run with the Windows-based script host. Every script that is run with this host automatically uses these settings.
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