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Wscript.exe

Microsoft Windows Based Script Host

 
     
  Description  
     
 
icon   Wscript.exe is a batch intereperter similar to DOS batch files, but with a wider range of supported features. By default it interprets and runs plain-text JScript (.JS and .JSE files) and VBScript (.VBS and .VBE files).

Wscript.exe is a 32/64-bit executable for a graphics UI style application.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Microsoft Windows Based Script Host
 
File Version
  5.6.0.6626  to  5.8.9600.16384
 
Application
  Microsoft Windows Script Host
 
App version
  5.6.0.6626  to  5.8.9600.16384
 
Type
  32, 64 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  Copyright (c) Microsoft Corp.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Windows\System32

This directory holds the core operating system files and libraries.

 
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xp
  XP R, SP1; 32
Core without updates
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xp
  XP SP2; 32
Core without updates
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xp
  XP SP3; 32
Updates on Core
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xp
  XP SP3; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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  C:\Windows\SysWOW64

This directory holds the 32-bit system files on the 64-bit editions of Windows. WOW stands for Windows On Windows. When a 32-bit program runs, Windows will simulate this directory as being c:\windows\system32 for backwards compatibility.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\WinSxS\...

The WinSxS directory holds Windows Side-by-Side DLLs. WinSxS allows multiple versions of the same DLL (code libraries) to exist on the same system. This ensures that every application will get the DLL version they were tested and designed for. The result is improved application and system stability. See details for full directory location.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; All
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  


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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Wscript.exe assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list.

           
  import Advapi32.dll   import Oleaut32.dll
  import Imm32.dll*   import User32.dll
  import Kernel32.dll   import Version.dll
  import Msvcrt.dll  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • The newest version of Wscript.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2012.
  • Wscript.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation Logo
Phone
1-425-882-8080
1-800-642-7676

Web
Global
USA

Assistance
Support

 
   
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