By The Scripting Guys, Microsoft Corporation

This script is launched on a network host by scenario1.vbs. Install-local,vbs runs locally on the host on which SP2 is to be installed, performing the following tasks:

  • Runs SP2 setup on the local computer.

  • Sets AutoAdmin and RunOnce registry entries.

  • Logs results to a text file, computername-sp2-instlog.txt.

  • Forces a reboot, after which runonce.vbs is automatically launched.

In the basic scenario, the SP 2 setup file is on a remote server accessible to all network hosts on the list. To run a variation of the scenario in which the SP 2 setup is copied to local hosts and run from there, rename install.vbs to another name (such as install-remote.vbs) and then rename this script to install.vbs. You must also make minor changes in scenario1.vbs and the new install.vbs documented in those scripts.

Further explanation of Scenarios 1 and 2 and the role of each script is contained in the introduction to these scripts at:

Install-local.vbs corresponds and adds functionality to install.cmd, one of the scripts that ships with Application Compatibility Testing and Mitigation Guide for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and which are documented in the Appendix. You can download a Windows Installer (.msi) file that installs the Guide and its associated scripts from:

To use the script, copy the code, paste it into Notepad, and then save the script as install-local.vbs. The script is designed to be run automatically as part of the process initiated by scenario1.vbs or scenario2.vbs.

Script Code

'Author: Peter Costantini, the Microsoft Scripting Guys
'Date: 9/1/04
'Must be deployed to a client and launched remotely by scenario1.vbs, or
'present on the local computer for scenario2.vbs.
'Assumes that Windows XP Service Pack 2 setup program and runonce.vbs
'are in same directory as script.
'1. Runs Service Pack 2 setup program to install Windows XP Service Pack 2.
'   This could take one or two hours.
'2. Configures the AutoAdmin and RunOnce registry settings necessary
'   to run runonce.vbs.
'3. Logs results to text file, <computername>-sp2-instlog.txt and copies
'   the file back to admin workstation.
'4. Forces a reboot of the local machine so that the AutoAdmin and RunOnce 
'   registry settings take effect.

On Error Resume Next

'Initialize global constants and variables.
g_strLocalFolder = "c:\temp-ac"
'Change name of computer to actual administrative workstation or local folder
'to which log should be copied.
g_strRemoteFolder = "\\<adminwkstn>\c$\scripts-ac"
'If running this script with scenario2.vbs, change to a local folder, e.g.:
'g_strRemoteFolder = "c:\temp-ac\logs"

'Get computer name.
g_strComputer = GetComputerName
g_strLogFile = g_strComputer & "-sp2-instlog.txt"

'Create log file.
Set g_objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set g_objTextStream = g_objFSO.OpenTextFile(g_strLogFile, FOR_APPENDING, True)
g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Windows XP Service Pack 2 " & _
 "Installation and Configuration Log: Phase 1"
g_objTextStream.WriteLine Now
g_objTextStream.WriteLine g_strComputer
g_objTextStream.WriteLine String(Len(g_strComputer), "-")

'Handle logic of calling functions and sub-routines to install Service Pack 2
'and configure AutoAdministration.
blnInstallSP = InstallSP
If blnInstallSP = False Then
End If
blnAutoAdmin = ConfigAutoAdmin
If blnAutoAdmin = False Then
End If


Function GetComputerName

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\." _
Set colSystems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_ComputerSystem")
For Each objSytem In colSystems
  GetComputerName = objSytem.Name

End Function


Function InstallSP

'Edit this line to reflect the correct name of the Windows XP Service Pack 2 
'setup program.
strInstallCmd = "WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-ENU.exe"
strInstallArgs = " /quiet /norestart /o"
strInstallPath = g_strLocalFolder & "\" & strInstallCmd & strInstallArgs

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" _
 & g_strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
If Err <> 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Unable to install Service Pack 2." & _
   "Error connecting to WMI." & VbCrLf & _
   "Error number: " & Err.Number & VbCrLf & _
   "Error source: " & Err.Source & VbCrLf & _
   "Error description: " & Err.Description
  InstallSP = False
  Exit Function
End If
Set objProcess = objWMIService.Get("Win32_Process")
intReturn = objProcess.Create(strInstallPath, , , intProcessID)
'This could take one or two hours.
If intReturn = 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Service pack installation process begun ..."
'Pause for 10 seconds (WITHIN 10) before checking.
'To reduce network traffic, make interval longer.
  Set colMonitoredEvents = objWMIService.ExecNotificationQuery _
   ("SELECT * FROM __InstanceDeletionEvent WITHIN 10 WHERE " _
   & "Targetinstance ISA 'Win32_Process' AND " _
   & "TargetInstance.ProcessId='" & intProcessID & "'")
  Set objLatestEvent = colMonitoredEvents.NextEvent
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Service Pack 2 installation completed."
  InstallSP = True
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: Service pack not installed. " & VbCrLf & _
   "Return code: " & intReturn & "."
  InstallSP = False
End If

End Function


Function ConfigAutoAdmin

Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
strKeyPath1 = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon"
strKeyPath2 = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce"
strDefaultUserName = "Administrator"
strDefaultPassword = "P@ssw0rd"
strDefaultDomainName = "Contoso"
intAutoAdminLogon = 1
strRunOnceEntry = "MyScript"
strRunOncePath = g_strLocalFolder & "\runonce.vbs"

Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & _
 g_strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

'Set strDefaultUserName to user with Administrator credentials.
intRet1 = objReg.SetStringValue(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath1, _
 "DefaultUserName", strDefaultUserName)
If intRet1 <> 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: DefaultUserName not configured."
End If

'Set strDefaultPassword to password of default username.
intRet2 = objReg.SetStringValue(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath1, _
 "DefaultPassword", strDefaultPassword)
If intRet2 <> 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: DefaultPassword not configured."
End If

'Uncomment next 5 lines and edit last parameter if default domain
'for the credentials is different from that already set.
'intRet3 = objReg.SetStringValue(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath1, _
' "DefaultDomainName", strDefaultDomainName)
'If intRet3 <> 0 Then
'  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: DefaultDomainName not configured."
'End If

'Turn on AutoAdminLogon
intRet4 = objReg.SetStringValue(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath1, _
 "AutoAdminLogon", intAutoAdminLogon)
If intRet4 <> 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: AutoAdminLogon not configured."
End If

'Add MyScript entry to RunOnce subkey.
intRet5 = objReg.SetStringValue(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath2, _
 strRunOnceEntry, strRunOncePath)
If intRet5 <> 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: MyScript RunOnce entry not configured."
End If

'Check that all registry write operations succeeded.
If (intRet1 + intRet2 + intRet3 + intRet4 + intRet5) = 0 Then
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "AutoAdminLogon and RunOnce configured."
  ConfigAutoAdmin = True
  g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: AutoAdminLogon and RunOnce not fully " & _
  ConfigAutoAdmin = False
End If

End Function


Sub Reboot

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate," & _
 "(Shutdown)}!\\" & g_strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colOSes = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem")
g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Attempting to reboot ..."
For Each objOS In colOSes 'Only one objOS in collection
  intReturn = objOS.Win32Shutdown(FORCED_REBOOT)
  If intReturn <> 0 Then
    Set g_objTextStream = g_objFSO.OpenTextFile(g_strLogFile, FOR_APPENDING, True)
    g_objTextStream.WriteLine Now
    g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Error: Unable to reboot." & VbCrLf & _
     "Return code: " & intReturn
  End If

End Sub


Sub CopyLog

'Close text file.
g_objTextStream.WriteLine "Closing log and attempting to copy log to " & _
 "administrative workstation."
g_objTextStream.WriteLine String(80, "-")

'If remote folder does not exist, create it.
If Not g_objFSO.FolderExists(g_strRemoteFolder) Then
  If Err <> 0 Then
    Exit Sub
  End If
End If
'Copy log.
g_objFSO.CopyFile g_strLogFile, g_strRemoteFolder & "\"

End Sub

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