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batchfile to gui

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i have looked around the forums and found a post about xcopy gui, which was nice. very well done, but it looked to be a single line source/destination application. i just downloaded autoit about an hour ago so i have at least 60 minutes experience with it, but i was able to create the form i want, now i need direction on how to code it.

what i am looking for is to put a gui on a batchfile i run about 3-4 times daily:

c:windowssystem32xcopy "cnamec$Documents and SettingsacctLocal SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftOutlook" "C:Documents and SettingsacctLocal SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftOutlook" /h/e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
C:\Windows\System32\xcopy "cnamec$Documents and SettingsacctApplication DataMicrosoftOutlook" "c:Documents and SettingsacctApplication DataMicrosoftOutlook" /h/e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
C:\Windows\System32\xcopy "cnamec$Documents and SettingsacctApplication DataMicrosoftSignatures" "c:Documents and SettingsacctApplication DataMicrosoftSignatures" /h/e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
C:\Windows\System32\xcopy "cnamec$Documents and SettingsacctDesktop" "c:Documents and SettingsacctDesktop" /h/e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
C:\Windows\System32\xcopy "cnamec$Documents and SettingsacctFavorites" "c:Documents and SettingsacctFavorites" /e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
C:\Windows\System32\xcopy "cnameD$Data" "D:Data" /h/e/y >>d:data-transfer-log.log
pause

its a simple xcopy batch with multiple lines, and spits out a log. all the files/folders remain the same, the only thing i do to the batch before runnin it each time is change the computer names and account names ("cname" and "acct"). which seems easy, but i would like to have a program where i could just enter the info to a form and click a button. i have attached an image of the form i created, if anyone could help point me in the right direction that would be great. or even suggest an easier way, i work in a rather large facility and im new. before the batchfile i created i was informed i had to do a drag and drop of each folder and that was completely out of the question for me.

edit: the second groupbox caption should be "Personal Data" but i didnt take another screenshot of it

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Edited by badavis5

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If you look in my signature, there's a link to a GUI that I use at work to do something similar, it's for backing up a user's files. It was designed to work on Windows XP and above, and you could probably get some clues as to what you want to do by looking at that.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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