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murraymint

Hello folks,

I am working on a really simple script that copies some files from one place on our network to another place on the users machine, here is the script,

DirCopy("teeis10distsoftware$PublicOA SoftwareCisco VPNvpnclient-win-msi-5.0.07.0410-k9", "C:Program FilesLANDeskLDClientsdmcachesoftware$PublicOA SoftwareCisco VPNvpnclient-win-msi-5.0.07.0410-k9")

Now my problem is that it just does not work, however if I remove the white space in between the "Program Files" in the destination it copies the files over even though there are other white spaces in the destination path.

I have also tried using the @ProgramFilesDir with the same results that the files are not copied.

Can anyone help me, I’m losing the will to live with this really simple task.

Murray

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BrewManNH

Are you sure the folder is named "software$" and not "software"?


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murraymint

Hi brewman, yes the software$ is correct.

Murray

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BrewManNH

You can try it this way

DirCopy("teeis10distsoftware$PublicOA SoftwareCisco VPNvpnclient-win-msi-5.0.07.0410-k9", '"C:Program FilesLANDeskLDClientsdmcachesoftware$PublicOA SoftwareCisco VPNvpnclient-win-msi-5.0.07.0410-k9"')

This puts the destination folder inside quotes so that it won't break up the path name.


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.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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murraymint

So I have fopund the problem. What I did not mention at first is that I am working on a Win 7 system,am an administrator on this system. If I right click and run the Autoit editor as an Admiistrator the script runs just fine, so ther you have it if you are creating scripts that copy files into protected areas on the machine run the editor as an admin.

Thanks for your help Brewman.

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