Covert Spreadsheet (xls) to CSV at command line

if WScript.Arguments.Count < 2 Then
    WScript.Echo "Error! Please specify the source path and the destination. Usage: XlsToCsv SourcePath.xls Destination.csv"
End If
Dim oExcel
Set oExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
Dim oBook
Set oBook = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(Wscript.Arguments.Item(0))
oBook.SaveAs WScript.Arguments.Item(1), 6
oBook.Close False
WScript.Echo "Done"

Then from a command line, go to the folder you saved the .vbs file in and run:

XlsToCsv.vbs [sourcexlsFile].xls [destinationcsvfile].csv  

MS Access on Task Scheduler

dim accessApp

set accessApp = createObject("Access.Application")


accessApp.Run "Macro - Send report"


CreateObject("WScript.Shell").Run "c:\windows\blat -server chmailserver -f """" -to "","" -subject ""Variance Report"" -body ""Report from Automation"" -attach ""\\server\DATA\Variance.pdf""", 0, True'

set accessApp = nothing