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Deletion Fails for Empty Directory - C:\Program Files (x86)\myApp

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I have an AutoIt script, jnlp.exe in folder C:\Program Files (x86)\myApp.

jnlp.exe downloads a launch.jnlp file to the user's temp dir, and then runs the launch.jnlp to launch that Java WebStart application.

If the Java WebStart application is still running, I cannot delete the myApp folder.

Windows7 -

1) Delete the jnlp.exe file. The myApp folder is now empty.

2) Attempt to delete the myApp folder.

Get this error: Folder In Use. The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program.

I used a tool called handle shows Java WebStart is associate with the myApp folder:

javaw.exe pid: 8308 type: File 1C: C:\Program Files (x86)\myApp

Is there a reasonable way to avoid this association?

These attempts were no improvement:


Local $launchPath = @TempDir & "\launch.jnlp"



Run(@ComSpec & " /c " & $launchPath, "", "")

Had jnlp.exe run an additional script residing in the temp dir, jnlpLauncher.exe, rthat ran the launch.jnlp file that was just downloaded into the temp dir.

Any ideas?

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Not sure I understand 100% but, when you launch the java app, try

Local $launchPath = @TempDir & "\cscript launch.jnlp"

That may or may not work, either way, try letting cscript run your java app. Its worth a shot.

Edited by Kovacic

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