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Hi guys, I use a progress bar popup when deploying applications to users machines but I want to prevent the window being closed. It's just an indicator letting the user know that the installation is still going and terminates once it's finished, however some users are closing the window and have no idea the app is still installing in the background.

Any help would be appreciated. The code I'm using it below.

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
Global Const $PBS_MARQUEE = 0x08
Global Const $WM_USER = 0x0400
Global Const $PBM_SETMARQUEE = ($WM_USER+10)
Global $status = 1
$labeltext = "Installing, please wait..."
Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1)
$GUI = GUICreate("Progress", 400, 100)
GUISetFont(10) ;sets the font size
$Label = GUICtrlCreateLabel($labeltext, 10, 45, 330, 50) ;left, top, width, height
$GUI_Progress = GUICtrlCreateProgress(10, 15, 380, 20, $PBS_MARQUEE)
GUICtrlSendMsg($GUI_Progress, $PBM_SETMARQUEE, 1, 200)
;$GUI_Button = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start/Stop", 70, 50)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "Progress_Stop_Start")
While 1
Func Progress_Stop_Start()
If $status Then
     GUICtrlSendMsg($GUI_Progress, $PBM_SETMARQUEE, 0, 200)
     $status = 0
     GUICtrlSendMsg($GUI_Progress, $PBM_SETMARQUEE, 1, 200)
     $status = 1

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

remove the X and add a button instead, the code below removes all.

play a little with the parameters

Disable the button and when finished Enable the button



$GUI = GUICreate("Progress", 400, 100, -1, -1, $flg)

Edited by Emiel Wieldraaijer

Best regards,Emiel Wieldraaijer

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When the progress bar starts, you can use GUISetState(@SW_DISABLE, $GUI) to disable the window and they will not be able to close it by clicking the red X in the top right corner. Then when the progress bar is 100%, can use GUISetState(@SW_ENABLE, $GUI) to bring the window back to life.

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