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help with pspasswd

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I thought this would be easy for me but something is eluding me. The following code is a very basic GUI to push out a local administrator password change to all machines on the network (assuming the current admin passwords are the same). I can easily do this on the command line, which is what I have been doing but can't seem to get this run and show the command shell with all of the output to the command. There are some consolewrites in there since I am still trouble shooting this. This is mostly for windows 2k windows xp workstations but I would like to get it to work with vista too. Any ideas?

Also just using this command on the command line won't work with some passwords like ones that include "&" symbol for some reason.

#cs ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    AutoIt Version: 3.2.11.0 (beta)
    Author:         Simusphere
    
    Script Function:
    Resets all local admin passwords for windows machines in C:\temp\list.txt
    Pstools executables must be in your executable path for this to work.
    
#ce ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Script Start - Add your code below here

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#Region ### START Koda GUI section ###
Global $reset_local_admin = GUICreate("Reset Local Admin Password", 316, 230, 419, 383)
GUISetIcon("D:\003.ico")
Global $DMT_Net_Grp = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Push New Password Out To All Windows Machines", 8, 1, 297, 161)
Global $OldPwInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 24, 32, 121, 21, BitOR($ES_PASSWORD, $ES_AUTOHSCROLL))
Global $NewPwInput1 = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 24, 84, 121, 21, BitOR($ES_PASSWORD, $ES_AUTOHSCROLL))
Global $CurrentPwLabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Enter Current Password", 160, 36, 115, 17)
Global $NewPwInput2 = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 24, 120, 121, 21, BitOR($ES_PASSWORD, $ES_AUTOHSCROLL))
Global $NewPwLabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Enter New Password", 160, 88, 103, 17)
Global $ReEnterPwLabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Re-Enter New Password", 160, 124, 120, 17)
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $OK = GUICtrlCreateButton("&OK", 65, 179, 75, 25, 0)
Global $Cancel = GUICtrlCreateButton("&Cancel", 162, 179, 75, 25, 0)
Global $ParamS, $PW1, $PW2
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

#EndRegion ### START Koda GUI section ###

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Cancel
            Exit
        Case $OK
            $PW1 = GUICtrlRead($NewPwInput1)
            $PW2 = GUICtrlRead($NewPwInput2)
            $OldPw = GUICtrlRead($OldPwInput)
            ; Next three lines were for trouble shooting actual passwords entered
            ConsoleWrite("OldPw=" & $OldPw & @LF)
            ConsoleWrite("PW1=" & $PW1 & @LF)
            ConsoleWrite("PW2=" & $PW2 & @LF)
            $ParamS = "@C:\temp\list.txt -u administrator " & $OldPw & " administrator " & $PW1
            If $PW1 == $PW2 Then
                ConsoleWrite("ParamS=" & $ParamS & @LF)
                $x = ShellExecute("pspasswd", $ParamS, "", "open", @SW_HIDE)
                ConsoleWrite("x=" & $x & @LF)
                Sleep(2000)
                Exit
            Else
                MsgBox(0, "ERROR!", "Passwords do not Match")
                ContinueLoop
            EndIf

    EndSwitch
WEnd

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Anybody?

I did find some others that have coded full front ends for pstools but I just wanted to do this one simple task and have the output go to a regular command line window so the formating of the output looks normal. All of the other fronends I have found don't format the output correctly and that's not what I'm after. I would also like to figure out how to get no standard symbols to work in the passwords like "&".

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Vista's Stupid It Does'nt Work.

:) Well..Your tring to change the password of a network admin(s)?

I dont know how to do this. Nor do I have a network to test it on :)

If you show me the programs stuff I need to change the password...so I can see what they execute. I might be able to help you

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WTFO

I am trying to make a super simple frontend GUI for the pstools utility command "pspasswd". If you have your own computer, you can test it out on your own machine only. I am a network admin so I need to use it for an entire network. All of the pstools utilities are great by themselves but even better in an autoit GUI. So far I've been forced to use pspassword directly from the command line because my current autoit method doesn't work yet.

Any constructive ideas on getting this to work?

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