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I have a computer in another location, unattended (windows 7). The only way that computer is accessed is through Remote Desktop Connection.

I setup a code on that computer which runs flawlessly when I am connected remotely.

#include <IE.au3>
;open IE
Local $oIE = _IECreate("https://fake-site.com",0,1,0)
sleep (5000)
;input login information
Send ("username")
send ("{TAB}")
send ("{ENTER}")
; more code here including mousemove

I exit the remote - not log out, just close the connection. The computer is still logged on with the same user, but not sure in what state it acctually remains - that causes the code not to execute completely.

The code is scheduled to run at certain time during the night.

All it does is it opens the web site, but doesn't input user and password... or anythingelse.

I suspect it's because monitor turns off during the night ?!?!?!

And if this is the problem, is there a way around it? (w/o changing power options on the computer - don't have admin rights)

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This link should give you the information you're asking about. When not remoted into the computer, it's not logged in so you can't use Send.

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This is a snippet of something similar that I did. I run this in a hidden IE window. There are some variables that I defined earlier.

Make sure to get and include IE.au3


You will need to get the html form "names" from the site you are using.




    $oForm = _IEFormGetObjByName ($oIE, "form1")
    $oQuery1 = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "Username")
    $oQuery2 = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "Password")

    $oSubmit = _IEGetObjByName($oIE,"Login")

    _IEFormElementSetValue ($oQuery1, $accountnum)
    _IEFormElementSetValue ($oQuery2, $accountpass[1])





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Thanks, That was my original aproach, but I stumbled into an issue I couldn't resolve.

It seams that on that computer (from some security option or something), nothing _IE related works besides _IECreate.

Not even _IEQuit... which is very annoying.

If you have a quick answer to this other issue, I would be very gratefull:

A simple code like this doesn't work... Just opens the link and it stops.

#include <IE.au3>
Local $oIE = _IECreate("https://fake-site.com",0,1,0)

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You need to perform logging, so you can actually see if:

A) the _IEQuit fails

B) the script is deadlocked, and the _IEQuit never initiates

B (aka the shades guy :)) can occur  sometimes if your window opens a dialog.

Good to log the output of _IECreate as well.

Edited by jdelaney

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