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I tried to automate VMware Player 3 installation, but WinWaitActive fail to hook to the installation window. It only work if I match the window title, such as WinWaitActive('VMware Player Setup'), but this is not specific enough.

I tried:

AutoItSetOption('WinDetectHiddenText', 1)

WinWaitActive('VMware Player Setup')

Local $sText = WinGetText('[active]')


And $sText contains an empty string. Setting WinDetectHiddenText does not seems to help.

VMware Player 3 installation can be obtained for free from www.vmware.com. Please help.

Thx //Edo

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Examine the text in that window with the AutoIt Window Info Tool (AU3Info.exe). The control may be of a type AutoIt can't read.


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