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AutoIT script not running on boot

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I have a python script that runs on boot for my client computers, and I've successfully set up an AutoIT script that will edit settings on Outlook. I've ensured that my script does work when the client machine is locked. However, I need to add my AutoIT script to my python on-boot script (using os.system(my script.exe)). My python script is a scheduled task that runs on boot.

However, my script hangs right as my AutoIT script is supposed to run. I have logging in AutoIT, but there is 0 logging.

I am guessing that there is no kind of user session for AutoIT to interact with, so therefore, it isn't working. Is this the case?

What are my options here to get AutoIT scripts to run GUI applications on boot before anybody logs in?

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There is no GUI to interact with when nobody is logged on. The scheduled python uses the credentials you gave in the scheduler, so depending what it is you need to do, things should run fine as long as you don't use any Send() or Mouseclick() commands.

Tell us what you need to do exactly and show the current script when you want a more details answer.

Jos


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On 16.07.2016 at 8:50 AM, Jos said:

things should run fine as long as you don't use any Send() or Mouseclick() commands.

Also Win* functions.


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