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I found a batch file online that I'd like to turn it into an .exe file though AutoIT.  I've done tons of research and tried many things, but I just don't have the coding know-how to pull it off.  Can anyone do it for me?  Or at least point me in the right direction?

Here it is:

title Folder Private
if EXIST "HTG Locker" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p "cho=>"
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
ren Private "HTG Locker"
attrib +h +s "HTG Locker"
echo Folder locked
goto End
echo Enter password to unlock folder
set/p "pass=>"
attrib -h -s "HTG Locker"
ren "HTG Locker" Private
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
echo Invalid password
goto end
md Private
echo Private created successfully
goto End

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First of all, wellcome to the AutoIT forums :) 

Do you want to run it via command prompt or completly migrate it to autoit ? Did you coded something so far , and if yes may we see your progress? Also, personal opinion is that using +h +s as attribute in order to "hide" it is not secure at all.

In the autoit help file you will find everything required to migrate this to autoit, post some code and i will be glad to help.

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Hi, Kronitron, welcome to the forum. Please note that we operate under the "teach a man to fish" motto, rather than spoon-feeding code. Below are some suggestions to get you started. Why don't you try your hand at beginning the code, then post what you have here (even if it isn't working)? We'll be happy to help you refine it.

title Folder Private - Look at WinSetTitle in the help file
If EXIST "HTG Locker"... - Look at FileExists in the help file
goto UNLOCK - There is no GOTO in AutoIt (Thank God), look at the Function reference in the help file
echo...Look at MsgBox in the help file

   The MsgBox section of the help file will also show you how to call a function based on the response.

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Hi guys,

Thanks for the responses.  I decided to use true crypt instead of going through AutoIT.  I didn't want to because truecrypt has been discontinued, but it serves my purposes well enough. 


[post='1192322']Detect and Switch Monitor Orientation[/post]

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Anything would be better than that batch file, all that batch file does is add the hidden and system attributes to a folder, there's absolutely no security in it at all.

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I know it isn't secure, but I wasn't really trying to secure it.  There were some files I wanted to keep in a particular folder but out of my wife's hands.  Nothing bad, just videos of some friends she despises.  She wouldn't even be able to begin to figure out how to get into the folder.  I just needed the guise of security, but true crypt was simpler.

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