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Trying to create a program closing script… not working, can’t figure why

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Hi all,

Im new to all this scripting business, have done a little (and i mean very little) Arduino coding in the past… 

Im trying to get a windows script to close a program which is running, below is my code, it seems to run, but just doesn’t close said program… any ideas/guidance would be much appreciated. 

Func close()
   If ProcessExists("CashlessTest.exe") Then


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Welcome to the AutoIt forums.

If that is all you have then it is not surprising that nothing happens. You need to call the function and have a loop to keep the script running until it has done its job. Something like this:

While 1

    ; Call the function
    ; Give the CPU a moment to breathe

Func _Close() 

    ; Check if the process exists
    If ProcessExists("CashlessTest.exe") Then
        ; Close it
        ; And exit the script
    ; If we get here than the function returns to the main loop and we try again later


I hope that makes sense - please ask questions if not.


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