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sqa

Hi, sorry but I cannot figure out a very simple thing.

I need to start...stop... Oracle VirtualBox from DOS.

I do not have problem to start DOS itself from AutoIT, but cannot figure out how to open DOS and exacute the following line/command:

"C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManager.exe" startvm WindowsXP

Thanks.

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stormbreaker

Did you read about _RunDOS from the help file?


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:bye: Hey there, was I helpful?

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My Current OS: Win8 PRO (64-bit); Current AutoIt Version: v3.3.8.1

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water

Or use the native "Run" function.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-10-19 - Version 1.4.10.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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sqa

Thanks,

Dim $command = " """ & "C:Program FilesOracleVirtualBoxVBoxManager.exe" & """ startvm WindowsXP"

_RunDos($command)

works fine, have some problems with """ counting, but finally it works.

Thanks again

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