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Posted 03 July 2012 - 02:20 AM

I've done multiple searches on the forum and on google; however, I can't find any discussion about making an autoit script that will allow me to execute an application completely hidden.

The only information I can find is how to hide a GUI window after the application is loaded in memory using WinSetState($title, "", @SW_HIDE)

Ultimately, I would like to make an autoit executable called HideOnExecute.exe that does this:

HideOnExecute.exe mybatchfile.cmd

Thanks in advance,

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Posted 03 July 2012 - 03:20 AM

Look at the Run/RunWait/RunAs commands, the final parameter can be @SW_HIDE if you want it to run hidden. Also, _RunDOS is the easiest way of doing it, because it defaults to hiding the program to be ran, but is just a wrapper around the Run command.

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