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Problems with windows 7

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hello,

Just installed AutoIt under Windows 7 (Ultimate, x64), I chose the x32 version of AutoIt at the installation, tried the tutorial but got a lot of problems. When I run the following script:

Run("notepad.exe")

WinWaitActive("Untitled - Notepad")

Send("This is some text.")

Nothing happens but then when opening the task manager, I got 400+ Notepad.exe running ultimately crashing the computer, any clue?

Thanks!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Weird, because this isn't in a Loop so there should only be 1 instance of Notepad. I tried the code you posted using AutoIt x64 and AutoIt x32 and both worked as expected. I have the AutoIt x64 on by Default, but if you use #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=N at the top of the Script it will use x32 by Default. But you must have the full version of SciTE4AutoIt3, which is a must for any AutoIt enthusiast.

My suggestion: Restart your PC or reinstall AutoIt.

Edited by guinness

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Hello,

Just installed AutoIt under Windows 7 (Ultimate, x64), I chose the x32 version of AutoIt at the installation, tried the tutorial but got a lot of problems. When I run the following script:

Run("notepad.exe")

WinWaitActive("Untitled - Notepad")

Send("This is some text.")

Nothing happens but then when opening the task manager, I got 400+ Notepad.exe running ultimately crashing the computer, any clue?

Thanks!

You wouldnt by any chance have compiled the script and called it notepad.exe ?


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You wouldnt by any chance have compiled the script and called it notepad.exe ?

Ah! you're smart, it's exactly the problem hence the recursive creation of notepad.exe!

:x

Thanks!

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