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calling setup.exe

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Just starting on AutoIT.  I'm just wanting to call a setup.exe but it never launches

Run("clientsetup.exe") ; launch clientsetup.exe

I'm running the AutoIT EXE from the same directory as the clientsetup.exe is located.  I also tried using the full path where clientsetup.exe is located. 

I see the AutoIT icon in the systray, and it is paused. 
 

What am I missing here?

Craig

 

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Can you post an example of you code? It would help a bunch.

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

If you click the tray icon, your script will stop executing.

Is it flashing a red X?

Unpause it.

Also, add some debugging:

If Not Run("clientsetup.exe") Then
   MsgBox(1,1,"Failed to Run " & @WorkingDir & "\clientsetup.exe")
EndIF

If the exe will ALWAYS be in the same dir as the script:

If Not Run(@ScriptDir & "\clientsetup.exe") Then
    MsgBox(1,1,"Failed to Run " & @ScriptDir & "\clientsetup.exe")
EndIF
Edited by jdelaney

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