JSI Tip 8978. How can I test the status of the last Windows XP Professional System Restore?

I have scripted TstLstSR.bat to test if the last System Restore was successful, or was interrupted, or failed.

The syntax for using TstLstSR.bat is:

TstLstSR RetVal

Where RetVal is a call directed environment variable that will contain:

Y   if the last System Restore was successful.
  if the last System Restore was interrupted.
N  if the last System Restore failed.

NOTE: See the following tips:

How can I create a Restore Point in Windows XP, from the command-line, or from a batch?
How can I retrieve all the available Restore Points on a Windows XP Professional computer?
How can I restore a Windows XP Professional Restore Point from the command-line, or from a batch?
How can I use the command-line, or a batch, to disable Windows XP Professional System Restore on one or all drives?

TstLstSR.bat contains:

@echo off
if \{%1\}==\{\} @echo Syntax: TstLstSR RetVal&goto :EOF
set name=%1
set OK=N
@echo Set obj = GetObject("winmgmts:\{impersonationLevel=impersonate\}!root/default:SystemRestore")>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo status = obj.GetLastRestoreStatus()>>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo If status = 0 Then>>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo     wscript.Echo "N">>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo ElseIf status = 1 Then >>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo     wscript.Echo "Y">>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo ElseIf status = 2 Then>>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo     wscript.Echo "I">>%TstLstSRVBS%
@echo End If>>%TstLstSRVBS%
for /f "Tokens=*" %%s in ('cscript //nologo %TstLstSRVBS%') do (
 set OK=%%s
del /q %TstLstSRVBS%
endlocal&set %1=%OK%

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