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Good Morning,

I was hoping to get some help with part of a script I am writing where you have an option to copy a file from a network share to the local C: drive. I have not found the solution, thus asking in the forums for some help, please. I have tried @HomeDrive, which, because I am part of a domain, shows the mapped drive letter not C:. I have tried @SystemDir but that takes me into the Windows folder. I have also tried mapped a drive letter to mycomputernameC$, all with no success. I can copy a file from the network share to a folder on C: but I would like to copy it to just C:.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Grimm


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What OS are you using? Because on Vista+ you have to be an admin to do it.


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I am running windows 7 and I have the #RequireAdmin in my script.


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Then post your script.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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I tried that script, with changes made to fit my system, and it worked fine for me. I added some debugging message boxes to see if things worked, and I got the correct results.

#include <file.au3>
#include <FileConstants.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#RequireAdmin

If DriveMapGet("Z:") Then
Else
;~  DriveMapAdd("Z:", "\\192.168.26.17\IT Installers")
    MsgBox(262144, 'Debug line ~' & @ScriptLineNumber, 'Selection:' & @CRLF & 'DriveMapAdd("Z:", "\\192.168.26.17\IT Installers")' & @CRLF & @CRLF & 'Return:' & @CRLF & DriveMapAdd("Z:", "\\192.168.26.17\IT Installers")) ;### Debug MSGBOX
EndIf

;~ FileCopy("Z:\PsTools\PsExec.exe", "C:\")

MsgBox(262144, 'Debug line ~' & @ScriptLineNumber, 'Selection:' & @CRLF & 'FileCopy("Z:\PsTools\PsExec.exe", "C:\")' & @CRLF & @CRLF & 'Return:' & @CRLF & FileCopy("Z:\PsTools\PsExec.exe", "C:\") ;### Debug MSGBOX
DriveMapDel("z:")

If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
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I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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Just because I am more curious than anything, I know you cannot use an If statement with #RequireAdmin. Is there something else that would allow the same function of #RequireAdmin only within an IF or Button action. I did some Google searches and could only find some old posts and the solutions were quite lengthy.

Thanks for your help BrewManNH, you sure know your stuff  :)


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You can use "If IsAdmin()" to see if the user has admin rights, and if not start a new script that has #RequireAdmin in it. You can use if statements with FileInstall commands so you can have it only FileInstall the second script if the IsAdmin fails.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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Can you have 2 scripts in one or can you compile 2 scripts into 1 exe?

Thanks,


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Look in the help file for FileInstall and the hundreds of examples you'll find on the forum.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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Sweet thank!


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