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Terenz

Hello

Use this method is very confortable for me, i can create shortcut to many things

But i have a problem, use:

explorer.exe shell:::{NUMBER}

Spawn another Explorer.exe process but i have problem for close it, for me the script is written well:

$PID = Run("explorer.exe shell:::{865e5e76-ad83-4dca-A109-50dc2113ce9a}", @ScriptDir)
MsgBox(0,0,$PID)
Sleep(2000)
MsgBox(0,0,ProcessExists($PID))

The first MsgBox give a number of four letter, the PID, but ProcessExist give me 0 and also ProcessClose failed. What is my error?


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BrewManNH

When I run that script I get a number from the Run command, but it's not showing in taskmanager as a PID for any process, so I'm not really sure what's being returned from Run in this case.


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DW1

As a workaround, get the PID of the explorer.exe process you just spawned by comparing ProcessList() before and after calling explorer:

$aPIDstart = ProcessList("explorer.exe")
RunWait("explorer.exe shell:::{865e5e76-ad83-4dca-A109-50dc2113ce9a}", @ScriptDir)
$aPIDend = ProcessList("explorer.exe")

Local $bFound
For $i = 1 To UBound($aPIDend) - 1
    $bFound = False
    For $i2 = 1 To UBound($aPIDstart) - 1
        If $aPIDstart[$i2][1] = $aPIDend[$i][1] Then $bFound = True
    Next
    If $bFound = False Then $PID = $aPIDend[$i][1]
Next

MsgBox(0,$PID,ProcessExists($PID))
While ProcessExists($PID)
    ProcessClose($PID)
    Sleep(100)
WEnd
MsgBox(0,$PID,ProcessExists($PID))

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iamtheky

RunWait("explorer.exe shell:::{865e5e76-ad83-4dca-A109-50dc2113ce9a}", @ScriptDir)
sleep(2000)
run('taskkill /f /im explorer.exe /fi "windowtitle ne N/A"')
exit

kills all other explorer.exe instances, save for the original.   Im sure there are many cases where it doesnt behave as such, and danwilli's looks to be quite effective.


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