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File Copy Problem

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

I am creating the installer for a program of mine but I've ran into a problem.

It is called AutoCalcInstall.Exe and I want to copy it to the C: drive

or any other drive that the user wants.

This is the problem when I write

FileCopy("AutoCalcInstall.Exe","C:\")

and try to execute the file it gives me

(File "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\AutoIt\AutoCalcInstall.exe"):

Error: Error in expression.

I do not know what the problem is it should work.

Can someone help me?

Edited by DeAgent

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AutoCalcInstall.exe is in the same folder as the script right?

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AutoCalcInstall.exe is in the same folder as the script right?

It is the script in exe form.

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Windows doesn't like it when programs access files that are currently in use. That is most likely the problem.

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Windows doesn't like it when programs access files that are currently in use. That is most likely the problem.

No, that's not correct.

If you compile this and run this from somewhere which is not c:\ then it will work.

msgbox(252144,"hi","It's me")
filecopy(@ScriptFullPath,"C:\installself.exe")

We need to know exactly what the error reported is to start with, and what the line used to make the copy is.

(It can't be FileCopy("AutoCalcInstall.Exe","C:\") if the user can choose the destination path.)

Maybe the destination path does not have the correct quotation marks around it to allow for spaces in the path.

Is the error really

(File "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\AutoIt\AutoCalcInstall.exe"):

Error: Error in expression.

? Edited by martin

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$sFile = "AutoCalcInstall.Exe"

FileCopy($sFile,"C:\" & $sFile)


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$sFile = "AutoCalcInstall.Exe"

FileCopy($sFile,"C:\" & $sFile)

Thank U I will try this!

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