When I google for CSCript refference, google returns VBScript results. Even when I put CScript in quotes.

Have a look:

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I don't want to match vbscript but also I don't want to exclude vbcript results since vbscript and cscript documentation is often merged. How do I stop google from treating cscript and vbscript as synonyms?

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Try without the + eg get text from user "cscript" although that doesn't differ much from your get text from user +"cscript" See images below

Mine: mine

Yours: Yours

Try using the `minus search operator` 1 eg [get text from user +"cscript" -VBscript](http://google.com/search?q=get+text+from+user+%2B%22cscript%22+-VBscript)

1 My term for it - more details can be found on Google's [advance search page](https://www.google.com/advanced_search)
  • From the question: "but also I don't exclude vbcript results since vbscript and cscript documentation is often merged" Apr 11, 2016 at 8:39
  • I wanted to write "don't want to" though. Apr 11, 2016 at 8:39
  • @TomášZato see update - sorry I was ignorant and didn't read your question properly Apr 11, 2016 at 8:53
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    Sorry, I see that now. Apparently, the + is then making it worse, rather than better. Apr 11, 2016 at 10:53
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    LMGTFY links should not be used as they are found for many people as disrespectful. Apr 11, 2016 at 11:26

It's incorrect to say that Google takes vscript as an exact math of cscript based on the first results that it returns.

Google results are based on their relevance related to the search keywords used and considering that CScript supports VBScripts the displayed results are relevant.


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