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SoundPlay sometimes(!) not working in a programme called by Run()

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Hello everyone,

 

I am not 100% sure how to phrase my problem so I'm sorry if the issue has been addressed elsewhere. Here is my situation: I have added a file called MyStartup.exe (generated by AutoIt) to the list of programmes to launch on startup via the Windows registry on my laptop. As soon as it is running, this file will display a 3 minutes (tooltip) countdown and in the end call Run("Another.exe"). The latter is an AutoIt script, too. Among other things, it contains a few SoundPlay() commands, but for some reason, there is no sound coming at all! Strangely, however, when i manually run the MyStartup.exe and let it do its job, THEN the Another.exe plays sounds properly.

I can only guess what might be the matter here, since the same procedure (autostart) works fine on my other PC.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

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