When you use logon scripts, a dialog box appears on the screen where you can observe the script commands as they process. However, in many cases, this might not be preferable system behavior--you might want to hide the dialog box from the user. To do so, create a batch file to launch the script in a minimized dialog box. In a nutshell, the batch file you create should use the command shell START command along with the /MIN switch to launch the logon.bat file. For full details, including step-by-step instructions, be sure to read Microsoft article Q176197