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How I can start Outlook from start Menu using AutoIT?

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Realm

Hello inspu,

Welcome to AutoIt!

Why do you want to run Outlook from the Start Menu?

You can run it from its actual location using the function Run()

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inspu

Sorry,Outlook I gave an example.

I have a application mtr and after installation this will display in Windows Start.

This is located@C:\Program Files\MTR\mtr.msc

I need to start this.This tried using Run and Runwait.I could,nt start.Please help me

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sleepydvdr

The run command only works for executables. What you are trying to run has an .msc extension, so you must run it a different way. Try this:

Run(@ComSpec & " /c " & @ProgramFilesDir & "\MTR\mtr.msc", "", @SW_HIDE)

#include <ByteMe.au3>

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inspu

Thanks for the reply,but still this didnt works for me....

I tried Run(@ComSpec & " /c " & @ProgramFilesDir & "\MTR\bin\mtr.msc", "", @SW_HIDE)

Correct me if I am wrong...

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inspu

One more thing is my application will display in Start->Programs->MTR->mtr.

Can start the program from here..

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Juvigy

Try :

Shellexecute("C:\Program Files\MTR\mtr.msc")

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inspu

Thanks...it is working...Looks like I came to the right place for starting my automation...AutoIT is a Powerful one and in this forum lot of Masters are available...:-)

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hannes08

Hello inspu,

I would recommend that you take a look at the many tutorials that are available on the web or here in the forum. It makes it a lot easier to learn the language. :unsure:

I wish you a good start with AutoIT.


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