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Calling a PowerShell script from Access 2010

Calling a PowerShell script from Access 2010

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I had a program written in VBA which called a PowerShell script to create Exch2010 mailbox accounts for new users. Worked fabulous with Access 2003. We moved our Databases to a newer server with Access 2010 on it. I have checked reference libraries and anything pertaining to the code - everything looks good. I then consulted the Microsoft boards for calling a PS Script from Access2010 but their solution does not work. If anyone has any suggestions or solutions - much appreciated!

Access 2003 code that worked:

CODE --> vba

'Call Powershell and run connection
    Call Shell("powershell -file ""c:\scripts\NewMailbox.ps1""", vbMaximizedFocus) 

Access 2010 suggestion - does not work:

CODE --> vba

'Call Powershell and run connection
    Call Shell("C:\WINDOWS\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -command c:\scripts\NewMailbox.ps1", vbMaximizedFocus) 


The actual code in the file does run and work from the new server - so I just need to get the Call fixed.

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