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My Autoit file runs under system credentials (i believe) , after a windows deployment using setupcomplete.cmd

And because of that a program i try to install wont install.
What i like to do is create a small autoit3 script that looks like below:

 

$sPassword = "mypassword"
RunAsWait("Administrator",@ComputerName,$sPassword,0,"c:Program Files (x86)AutoIt3AutoIt3.exe C:WindowsSetupScriptsConfiguremyapp.au3",$working)

So i would like to launch another autoit session running under different credentials, but how to do that ?
Since C:program files (x86) contains a space ?.
And what about the working dir , what should that be?

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

RunAsWait("Administrator",@ComputerName,$sPassword,0,'"c:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\AutoIt3.exe"  "C:\Windows\Setup\Scripts\Configuremyapp.au3"',$working)

Edited by BrewManNH

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi,

Use quotes like this : (or like BrewManNH showed)

RunAsWait("Administrator", @ComputerName, $sPassword, 0, 'C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\AutoIt3.exe "C:\Windows\Setup\Scripts\Configuremyapp.au3"', $working)

And what about the working dir , what should that be?

You don't need it since you're not using relative paths.

Br, FireFox.

Edited by FireFox
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and what should the working dir be ?

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What didn't you understand in my answer?

Working dir is an optional flag, leave it or set the script dir as it is by default.

Br, FireFix.


 

OS : Win XP SP2 (32 bits) / Win 7 SP1 (64 bits) / Win 8 (64 bits) | Autoit version: latest stable / beta.
Hardware : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10Ghz / 8 GiB RAM DDR3.

My UDFs : Skype UDF | TrayIconEx UDF | GUI Panel UDF | Excel XML UDF | Is_Pressed_UDF

My Projects : YouTube Multi-downloader | FTP Easy-UP | Lock'n | WinKill | AVICapture | Skype TM | Tap Maker | ShellNew | Scriptner | Const Replacer | FT_Pocket | Chrome theme maker

My Examples : Capture toolIP Camera | Crosshair | Draw Captured Region | Picture Screensaver | Jscreenfix | Drivetemp | Picture viewer

My Snippets : Basic TCP | Systray_GetIconIndex | Intercept End task | Winpcap various | Advanced HotKeySet | Transparent Edit control

 

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