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Killing a running script after a given time out

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Currently on my network I have end-users with auto-it compiled exe scripts open and have the file(s) locked making it impossible for me to update these exe. What I would like to do is to include into the script a line of code that would after a given amount of time kill its own process. Say after 3mins and the script is not done, it would simply kill itself and release the file lock.

Any ideas on how I would code this? I know I will need to use ProcessClose and some line of code that basically ticks away the seconds.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Something like this will end your script after 3 minutes:

Global $Init_Time = TimerInit()
AdlibEnable("Check_Running_Time")

; your script

Func Check_Running_Time()
 If TimerDiff($Init_Time) > 3 * 60 * 1000 Then Exit
EndFunc
Edited by JdeB

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Something like this will end your script after 3 minutes:

Global $Init_Time = TimerInit()
AdlibEnable("Check_Running_Time")

; your script

Func Check_Running_Time()
 If TimerDiff($Init_Time) > 3 * 60 * 1000 Then Exit
EndFunc
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