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SaintedRogue

I'm trying to get some code working with ShellExecute. I would like the Window to execute hidden, but it does not seem to be working when I set the SW_HIDE flag. Any help is much appreciated. Code below:

Local $tmp = "C:\Temp"
Local $msi = $tmp & '\AdobeFlash.msi'

If Not FileExists($tmp) = 1 Then DirCreate($tmp)

InetGet("http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_11_plugin.msi", $msi, 0, 0)

$afEXE = ShellExecute("AdobeFlash.msi", "", $tmp, "open", @SW_HIDE)

Do
$run = ControlClick("Adobe Flash Player 11 Plugin - InstallShield Wizard", "", 1669)
Until $run = 1

Do
$finish = ControlClick("Adobe Flash Player 11 Plugin - InstallShield Wizard", "", 1653)
Until $finish = 1

DirRemove($tmp)

Thoughts?

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jdelaney

do you want a silent install, or the prompt to not dispaly which executes the installer?


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SaintedRogue

Silent install. Which with more tinkering, I thought to myself... it's an MSI! Use the no UI switch and execute via MSIEXEC rather than just the MSI. Which seems to be working, but I would like to know if I am doing the code correct for say an EXE installer where this isn't an option.

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jdelaney

does this work?

run ( $temp & " /s")

if not, someone more familary with silent installs will be around shortly :)

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IEbyXPATH-Grab IE DOM objects by XPATH IEscriptRecord-Makings of an IE script recorder ExcelFromXML-Create Excel docs without excel installed GetAllWindowControls-Output all control data on a given window.

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JLogan3o13

Since it is an msi, I would suggest:

ShellExecuteWait("msiexec.exe", '/i "AdobeFlash.msi" /qn')

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