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Hi guys,

I'm trying to add a startup script using autoit.

One of the steps is writing to the "C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine\Scripts\scripts.ini" file.

Problem is even though I run the code it doesn't change the actual file, and it returns "1" meaning it was successful.

$ini = "C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine\Scripts\scripts.ini"
$val1 = IniWrite($ini, "Shutdown","0CmdLine", "C:\Scripts\USBReminder.exe")
$val2 = IniWrite($ini, "Shutdown","0Parameters", "")
MsgBox(0, "", $val1 & @CRLF & $val2)

Thanks!!

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Depends on the operating system you use.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - 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
Task Scheduler (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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If you're on a limited user account (either xp/vista/7), you shouldn't be able to write to any file under C:Windows.


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“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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Just to make sure we aren't overlooking the obvious, scrutinize the path you've set in $ini to make sure it is correct. If that isn't the case, attempt to manually write to that file yourself and see what happens.


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“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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If I open the file in notepad I can write to it. If I try creating a file using command prompt it shows that it exists, but it isn't in the folder. Same if I try to echo>> into a file in that folder, also doesn't show, but it doesn't throw an error either.

This is strange

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