Eggsplorer

Powershell Command in Autoit

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi,

I would like to install chocolatey packages (OneGet) via Autoit.

Manually without Autoit I would just open Powershell and use this command:

Install-Package -Name Firefox -Force

It also works with cmd (see attachment 1)

powershell.exe -Command Install-Package -Name Firefox -Force

With Autoit I tried the following code:

RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /k ' & 'powershell.exe -Command Install-Package -Name Firefox -Force', @SW_SHOW)

It doesnt work at all. I don't even see a cmd window.

When I add @SystemDir the Windows appears with the error in attechment 2.

Is there another way to run PowerShell Commands with Autoit?

I would like to avoid starting Powershell, waiting for the window, sending the command and sending Enter.

Thanks

Eggsplorer
 

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

You forgot the 2. parameter if you didn't know what to use just use '' or @scriptdir.

 

Btw.: soon is easter, a good time to eggsplore gardens, parks etc.

Edited by AutoBert

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Ah right. That's why it worked with @SystemDir.

Now I am using @UserProfileDir since I am logged in as "Administrator".

I am still receiving the same error (red font in original post).

How can this be?
AutoIt uses the same command as I pasted to cmd!

Is there an other way to execute PowerShell commands with AutoIt?

Btw.: I am eggsploring AutoIt for now ;)

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Hi.

1st of all: I have no experience at all with Powershell 5.0, Packet Handling is nothing I've ever used so far.

 

The message is telling ... keine Übereinstimmung für die angegebenen Suchkriterien und den Paketnamen "Firefox"

So it looks, that within the context something is not available, when started within a @comspec

Maybe one of the other commands from here might help to work out, what exactly is missing?

Get-Package -Source <string> [-ListAvailable] [-Updates] [-ProjectName] [-Filter <string>] [-First <int>] [-Skip <int>] [-AllVersions] [-IncludePrerelease] [-PageSize]

 

Regards, Rudi.


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