If your goal is moving around some files, writing some pure C++ code will be much easier. Even if your goal is making the code easy to configure, you can use some plug-in techniques. Well, you want to allow your user to modify the code of moving files and similar stuff, yes using some scripting may make some sense.
You need to invoke and use Windows Scripting Host (WSH)
. Please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Script_Host
] and the references to MSDN with API and full documentation.