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Small script is hanging; should be easy

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Hey Guys,

     I have to remotely uninstall an application from about 150 computers. I have a batch file that does the job. In the past, I have used AutoIT to eliminate user interaction on these packages and it has worked well. This one does not appear to finish. When I run it, a box flashes and an AutoIT icon and flashing red X appear in the task bar. When I click it, it says "Script Paused". Here is what I have:

AutoItSetOption ("TrayIconDebug", 1)

     <Obviously, to debug. It hasn't helped.>

 

RunAs ("admin", "domain", "password", 0, "EC_Uninstall.bat")

     <Run AS info is correct. Calls Batch file.>

 

WinWaitClose ("C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe")

     <Obviously, Batch file brings up a DOS box with the command. Requires no interaction. When I run just the Batch file, this box shows for 2-3 seconds, then brings up the window that requires interaction. At first I didn't have this line. I added it because I thought it might be the problem. DO I need it? I have tried it with a timer (5 seconds, 10 seconds) no difference.>

WinWaitActive ("EnvisionConnect Maintenance")

     <This is the window that requires interaction. I don't think it ever gets this far.>

Send ("o")

     <This is the response. Like I said, I don't think it gets this far.>

I can't figure out what is wrong. I've been on this most of the day. Any help would be great!

Thanks in advance!

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The title of the window is case-sensitive, System32 isn't the same as system32.


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