How-to: Get the current date [getdate.vbs]

Return the current Year/Month/Day and Time formatted as a string.

' Syntax:
'  CSCRIPT /nologo getdate.vbs
 
Dim dt
dt=now
'output format: yyyymmddHHnn
wscript.echo ((year(dt)*100 + month(dt))*100 + day(dt))*10000 + hour(dt)*100 + minute(dt)

Example

C:\demo> CSCRIPT /nologo getdate.vbs
C:\demo> 201307081735

“If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it” ~ President Lyndon B. Johnson

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