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Autoit Executable started by PSEXC not exiting?

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Good day all,

I have the following script that is working great when run locally, but when I execute it with PSEXC (After compiling the script to an executable) the Script never exit's which causes the PSEXC command window to never close

; Open the Brother Control Centre
run("C:\Support\AutoScan\controlcentre.bat", "C:\Program Files\ControlCenter4")
WinWait("ControlCenter4")

; Click the Scan Image button and wait for the Reading from Device Window
sleep(300)
ControlClick("ControlCenter4", "", "[CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:14]")
WinWait("Image - ControlCenter4")
Send("{Enter}")

; End Script
Exit 0

Any help would be appreciated, thanks heaps!

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Beuyau,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

But please pay attention to where you post - the "Developer Chat" section where you started this thread is not for general support questions. I have moved the thread for you, but would ask you to be more careful in future. ;)

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assuming you use PsExec for remote execution: PsExec, being run under the calling user account security context, does not allow you to perform interaction with Windows GUI. you'll need to find another way to accomplish your goal.

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If you change the last Send to ControlSend does it work?


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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Verify that the PID is greater than 0 (returned from the function) on the bat file, and in general, error handling for all returns.  Write to a log file to see what's happening/not happening.

It's possible the bat is not executing, so winwait waits indefinately...look into putting a time out into it, and failing if a handle is not returned by the function

WinWait ( "title" [, "text" [, timeout]] )

 

Success:

Returns handle to the requested window.

Use IsHWnd() to validate the return.

Does the script work when you run it, manually?

Edited by jdelaney

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Hi Beuyau,

do you have used the -i parameter of the psexec command?

it must be used if your program must interact with the remote gui


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Hi everyone,

So sorry for my late response, I was in hospital with serious case of man flu!

  • Melba, thanks for moving my Post. I'll be more careful with the areas in future
  • Orbs, I thought that using the - parameter of psexec allowed interacting with the GUI? My script does all the functions needed it's just not exiting once it's done
  • Brewman, I'll test this today and let you know
  • jdelaney, Yup script works fine when I run it manually from the computer with the Brother ControlCentre software, I'll make those suggested changes and let you know how it goes
  • Pincopanco, Sure am here is my full line (I've masked the machinname in the post)
PsExec.exe \\<machinename> -i "c:\support\autoscan\scan.exe"

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