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fiqa911

Hi Everyone,

I am packaging a app which has a setup.exe which just run on command prompt & doesnot wait to finish so I need a script which will check this Setup.exe in Process of Windows Task Manager & when it see that setup.exe is finished in process then it quit so in short keep the omputer thinking that Setup.exe is still running in Command Prompt.

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fiqa911

Is this gonna work

ProcessWait ( "process" setup.exe)

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nitekram

ProcessWait("setup.exe")

edit - though i am not sure what you are trying to do, but sure there is a better way.

Edited by nitekram

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Maybe make a while loop for ProcessExists() and then when it does not exist - continue with script


All by me:

"Sometimes you have to go back to where you started, to get to where you want to go." 

"Everybody catches up with everyone, eventually" 

"As you teach others, you are really teaching yourself."

From my dad

"Do not worry about yesterday, as the only thing that you can control is tomorrow."

 

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fiqa911

I am sorry but I am new to this scripting so how can we built a script for process exist. What i am trying to do is it checks for setup.exe in the process & wait until setup.exe finish & then go to the next step in the installation script.

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kgreer

If your script is starting the setup.exe then you can use the RunWait() function. This will run an external program and pauses script execution until the program finishes.

RunWait("setup.exe")

;do stuff after setup.exe finishes

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fiqa911

So I start with

RunWait("setup.exe")

& then ProcessWait("setup.exe")

Is that correct

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BrewManNH

Read the help file for these functions, then you wouldn't have to ask. RunWait pauses the script until the program you run has finished, no need for ProcessWait after that because the process has already finished.


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