Nope. Scripts only run in the background. The best you can do is write a script that creates a Task Scheduler job to run the script you want or run the script remotely using something like PSExec. From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of hboogz Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2007 6:38 AM To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [gptalk] Execute Startup Script on-demand ? Hey All, If i have a GPO that only contains a startup script under Computer Configuration -- is there anyway i an force that GPO to run without having the machine(s) restart ? will gpupdate \\target|computer /force run the script ?