Execution of Windows Script failed (Access is denied)

Installed Win 64 on my laptop and it won’t open giving me a script er

Do you have a antivirus software (e.g. McAfee) that might be blocking .vbs script file execution?

we’ve noticed some people’s security settings prevent vbs script execution. please see the (admittedly long) previous discussion troubleshooting the issue caused by a user’s antivirus misconfiguration: Octave CLI and GUI does not open from desktop shortcut after installation on MS Windows 10 - #40 by nrjank

That included suggestions of tests for whether your system can run scripts at all, and perhaps more useful, seeing if you can workaround the problem by using the octave.bat file located under [*octave-home*]/mingw64/bin