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Key borad and Mouse controls are not working on "Windows security" window in Win -7

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Hi all,

I am new to AutoIt. I am writing a script to check the "Windows Security" alert in win -7.

I have to check a box ( Always allow software from xxx) and click "install". I have the below script for that :

The hotkeys are Alt + a and Alt + i

WinActivate("Windows Security")

if WinActive("Windows Security") then

Send("!a")

Sleep(200)

Send("!i")

sleep(200)

EndIf

The window gets highlighted, but the controls are not passed.

So I tried to use Controlclick instead of Send. Here is the script:

winwait("Windows Security")

if not WinActive("Windows Security") then winactivate("Windows Security")

WinWaitActive("Windows Security")

ControlClick("Windows Security","","DirectUIHWND1")

sleep(100)

ControlClick("Windows Security","","Button1")

sleep(100)

Exit

The first script works perfectly on Win2k8 machine. I am unable to understand the reason why it refuses to work on Win-7.

I am stuck on this since 3 days. Any help is appreciated.

Thank you.

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ttvish,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

I have Vista, not Win 7, so you may wish to ignore this. ;)

I would be appalled if you could automate the "Always allow software from xxx" checkbox, or indeed any other item in the Security GUI. :P

After all, what use is a security window that can be bypassed that easily? Even using #RequireAdmin will probably not permit it - and a good thing too in my opinion. o:)

Sorry to sound so negative. I will try harder for your next question. ;)

M23


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I understand. But when I installed a Broadcom Bluetooth driver in a W2k8 machine , the script worked fine.

I guess W2K8 and Win-7 are mostly similar in security perspective.

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ttvish,

I encounter the same issue in win-7 system when runing send("!a") and send("!i") on "Windows Security" window. The script send hotkeys can't work in win-7. Do you have any solution about this issues?

Thanks.  

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Jdelaney,

I have add #requireadmin in the script. But it doesn't work. The send("!a") and send("!I") script have no effect.

Thanks.

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