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Wait for process to finish after starting app

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maestro1024

I have a script that looks like this

RunAs($sUserName, @ComputerName, $sPassword, 0, $app, $path)

All of the variables gets passed in and this works.

Except, I want to keep the autoit script exe running until the application I started with the script finishes.

Is there a good way to do this?

Edited by maestro1024

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Melba23

maestro1024,

Run a loop while the started process exists and when it exits, you carry on with your script: :mellow:

While ProcessExists("Process name")
   Sleep(10)
WEnd

The Sleep is important or you eat up your CPU. :P

M23


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norax

While ProcessExists($app) = 0
    Sleep(100)
WEnd

edit: lol mel beat me to it :mellow:

Edited by norax

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Juvigy

RunAsWait() should work for you.

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