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Hi All

I'm trying to use AutoIt with PowerCfg. The problem I'm having is that StdoutRead is not returning the full output. It seems that where the Power Scheme name contains brackets the name is omitted!

From the command line:

C:\Miscellaneous>powercfg -L
Existing Power Schemes (* Active)
-----------------------------------
Power Scheme GUID: 1d77c431-8167-48c8-aca3-0d1260bfdf2b  (Extended Battery Life (Max run-time))
Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e  (Balanced)
Power Scheme GUID: 456bebbc-19e9-4f0e-83ca-722d47dacb88  (Samsung High Performance)
Power Scheme GUID: 49ef8fc0-bb7f-488e-b6a0-f1fc77ec649b  (Dell)
Power Scheme GUID: 674fd206-2c45-4789-99d5-c8a90034c8a7  (Cool (Reduced Temp Levels))
Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c  (High performance)
Power Scheme GUID: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a  (Power saver)
Power Scheme GUID: a54c0e2c-1c4e-480a-bec8-6817cc9474fb  (Ultra Performance (Max Fan Levels))
Power Scheme GUID: a6e6de9f-80d1-4b7b-bc9d-c10e33fe245b  (Pro Audio/Video (Low-latency))
Power Scheme GUID: dea1a47b-7939-4ad2-9293-eafb59386025  (Quiet (Reduced Fan Levels)) *

My AutoIt script is:

#pragma compile(Console, true)
Local $hPID = Run("PowerCFG -L", @SystemDir, @SW_HIDE, 0x2)
ProcessWaitClose($hPID)
ConsoleWrite( StdoutRead($hPID))

This results in the following output:

Existing Power Schemes (* Active)
-----------------------------------
Power Scheme GUID: 1d77c431-8167-48c8-aca3-0d1260bfdf2b
Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e  (Balanced)
Power Scheme GUID: 456bebbc-19e9-4f0e-83ca-722d47dacb88  (Samsung High Performance)
Power Scheme GUID: 49ef8fc0-bb7f-488e-b6a0-f1fc77ec649b  (Dell)
Power Scheme GUID: 674fd206-2c45-4789-99d5-c8a90034c8a7
Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c  (High performance)
Power Scheme GUID: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a  (Power saver)
Power Scheme GUID: a54c0e2c-1c4e-480a-bec8-6817cc9474fb
Power Scheme GUID: a6e6de9f-80d1-4b7b-bc9d-c10e33fe245b
Power Scheme GUID: dea1a47b-7939-4ad2-9293-eafb59386025   *

Notice the missing Power Scheme names when compared to running PowerCfg directly. Any ideas what is happening here?

Thanks.

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mrbring

Thanks for the reply JohnOne.

I'm using Windows 7 x64. I did a test on a 32 bit Windows 7 and the problem did not occur. It looks like it might be related to x64.

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Win7Pro x64 works fine on my notebook


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mrbring

Thanks mLipok.

Can you confirm you have Power Scheme plans with brackets in their names?

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Interestingly, if I create a plan with brackets in the name it works, but not for the plans created by Dell.

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Thanks mLipok.

Can you confirm you have Power Scheme plans with brackets in their names?

 

C:Usersuser> powercfg -l

Istniejące schematy zasilania (* aktywne)

-----------------------------------

Identyfikator GUID schematu zasilania: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e  (Zrównoważony)

Identyfikator GUID schematu zasilania: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c  (Wysoka wydajność)

Identyfikator GUID schematu zasilania: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a  (Oszczędzanie energii) *

C:Usersuser>

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Hi mLipok

I notice that you don't have quotes in your names. The quotes around the names are added by PowerCfg.

I'm still intrigued as to why PowerCfg has the names and my AutoIt script does not. Surely I'm just capturing the output from PowerCfg.

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just simply run this:

Local $hPID = Run(@ComSpec & " /K PowerCFG -L ", @SystemDir)

Do you see complete information ?


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I created a new plan and I get this from the script posted.

 

Existing Power Schemes (* Active)
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Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e  (Balanced)
Power Scheme GUID: 79550222-64e0-400f-b372-be3848fd5c0f  (My Custom (Plan 1)) *
Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c  (High performance)
Power Scheme GUID: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a  (Power saver)


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just simply run this:

Local $hPID = Run(@ComSpec & " /K PowerCFG -L ", @SystemDir)

Do you see complete information ?

 

Still the same:

  • Names of plans created by Dell with brackets missing
  • Names of plan created by me with brackets OK

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I created a new plan and I get this from the script posted.

 

Hi BrewManH

Are you x86 or x64?

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mrbring,

Look at the returned strings of the Dell plans returned by PowerCfg in a hex editor and see if there are any weird characters (e.g. "00") which might upset AutoIt strings. :)

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mrbring,

Look at the returned strings of the Dell plans returned by PowerCfg in a hex editor and see if there are any weird characters (e.g. "00") which might upset AutoIt strings. :)

M23

 

Hi Melba23

Looks fine in a hex editor. No odd characters and no "00".

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Win 7 x64.


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Looks fine in a hex editor. No odd characters and no "00".

 

how you check it ?

run cmd

type powercfg -l > c:powercfg.txt

check c:powercfg.txt content in hexeditor

 

edit:

attach c:powercfg.txt in your next post

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Still the same:

  • Names of plans created by Dell with brackets missing
  • Names of plan created by me with brackets OK

 

Well if PowerCFG is returning the data missing as well, then AutoIt is not doing anything wrong at all.  It is returning exactly what it is given.

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how you check it ?

run cmd

type powercfg -l > c:powercfg.txt

check c:powercfg.txt content in hexeditor

 

edit:

attach c:powercfg.txt in your next post

 

Almost the same:

run cmd

powercfg -l > powercfg.txt

check powercfg.txt in hex editor

I would upload the file, but I can't see a way to attach a file. I clicked on "Full Editor / Attachments" but nothing is marked Attachments. Maybe as a new user I don't have the correct permissions.

Update: File added.

powercfg.txt

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mrbring,

I have changed your member status - try again, ;)

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mrbring,

I have changed your member status - try again, ;)

M23

 

Thanks Melba23.

File now attached.

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