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StartIn Directory Issue

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I have a certain EXE that I am trying to add to the HKLM\RUN section via AutoIt. Adding the feature works fine however this exe need to be started from a specfic directory. The EXE uses files from the other directory. When creating a shortcut I set the Startin folder. Is there a way to do this using AutoIt via the registry maybe?

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Hi Eagle 710,

try lloking up FileChangeDir() in the Helpfile.

Regards,

Hannes

:)


Regards,Hannes[spoiler]If you can't convince them, confuse them![/spoiler]

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Also why do you want to use the Registry? (Curious :) ) Have a look in my signature for _Startup() and you will see I add to the @StartupDir, so just change the working directory in the FileCreateShortcut() Function.


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Hi Eagle 710,

try lloking up FileChangeDir() in the Helpfile.

Regards,

Hannes

:)

How would I use the FileChangeDir function to change the Startin directory of a registry value?

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Also why do you want to use the Registry? (Curious :) ) Have a look in my signature for _Startup() and you will see I add to the @StartupDir, so just change the working directory in the FileCreateShortcut() Function.

I dont mind placing the files in te startup folder but I dont want the startup folder to appear in the start menu. Any way to hide this?

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