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Add Script To Startup Folder

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Have you ever wanted to make your script copy itself to the startup folder

but not every time.

And when the user removes it it can be a pain.

But now with my new add-on your script is always there.

;any includes you may have
If not FileExists(@StartupDir & "/" & "your script's name.exe") Then
  FileCopy(@ScriptFullPath, @StartupDir)
EndIf
;===========
;===========
;your script here
;===========
;===========

Have Fun!

Edited by Scriptmaster

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Why the need for an If...Else statement? Secondly how do I uninstall or how do I install to the all users startup folder? Thirdly why do you copy the script, perhaps a shortcut would be better?

If Not FileExists(@StartupDir & "/" & "your script's name.exe") Then
  FileCopy(@ScriptFullPath, @StartupDir)
EndIf

Perhaps this will give you an idea


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

It may be simpler to use the following:

FileCreateShortcut ( "file", "lnk" [, "workdir" [, "args" [, "desc" [, "icon" [, "hotkey" [, icon number [, state]]]]]]] )

EDIT:

Darn it, I replied to this, thinking it was in another forum, not the examples... as this seems to be more of a support questions as opposed to an example. Feel free to delete my post or move it or whichever is felt as best to do.

Edited by WhiteStar

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$Autostart=0

If $Autostart=1 Then

$filename=StringRegExpReplace(@ScriptName, '(^.*).(.*)$', '1')

If Not FileExists(@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk') Then FileCreateShortcut ( @ScriptFullPath, @StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk' )

EndIf



;=============

$DelAutostart=0

If $DelAutostart=1 Then

$filename=StringRegExpReplace(@ScriptName, '(^.*).(.*)$', '1')

If FileExists(@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk') Then FileDelete (@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk')

EndIf



;=============

Func _Autostart()

$filename=StringRegExpReplace(@ScriptName, '(^.*).(.*)$', '1')

If $Autostart=1 Then

  If Not FileExists(@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk') Then FileCreateShortcut ( @ScriptFullPath, @StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk' )

Else

  If FileExists(@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk') Then FileDelete (@StartupDir&''&$filename&'.lnk')

EndIf

EndFunc

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