"Microsoft Windows Based Script Host - wscript.exe" for RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs

Q

What is the startup program "Microsoft Windows Based Script Host - wscript.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is calling RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs?

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A

"Microsoft Windows Based Script Host - wscript.exe" is the script engine that calls another application to run at the startup time.

In the case of wscript.exe calling RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs, it should make your computer faster in turbo boost mode.

You will see "wscript.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Task Manager screen as:

Name: Microsoft Windows Based Script Host
Publisher: Microsoft
Command: wscript.exe //b //nologo "C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs"
Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Program file information about "RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs":

File name: RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs
File path: C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost
File size: 4,123 bytes
Last modified time: 5/3/2012
Company name: Intel

It is recommended to keep "wscript.exe RunTBGadgetOnce.vbs" enabled as a startup program.

 

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