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windows home server and send commands

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this might be a little out of the scope of these forums but here it is.

im trying to get a script that uses send commands to run on WHS 2003. i set it to run once an hour. ive tested it in win7, XP and ive run it on the server while i was logged in. im logging in remotly using logmein instead of remote desktop and ive changed the settings to not log out when i disconnect. the server already runs thunderbird and utorrent. thunderbird has a plugin that automatically downloads attachments and utorrent runs a web interface so im pretty sure its not logging out or locking itself when i log out. but it just does not run. theres no AV on it or anything.

i read something about setting programs to run as services or something to get them to work but i can find it again. does anyone have any experience with running scripts, (compiled or not) on a headless WHS box? is there something im missing?

Edited by RogerRabbitsClone

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Send doesn't work unless you're logged on, and the computer isn't locked. You'd need ControlSend or ControlCommand or ControlClick to have it work when locked/not logged in.

Also, look in the example scripts forum for running your script as a service.

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