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Automatically double click an exe file

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Bettylou

I know I'm going to kick myself for asking this but I can't find the answer anywhere.

I have a compiled exe program that creates a notepad file on the desktop. But clients are complaining about having to double click the file to open it. They want it to automatically pop up open on the desktop. How do I automatically double click it?

The file open command is -

$colItems = ""
$objWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:" & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
$colItems = $objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem", "WQL", 0x30)
If IsObj($colItems) then
$File = FileOpen("MonthlyLog.txt", 2 + 8 + 128)
For $objItem In $colItems
FileWrite($File, "Running from:" & @ScriptDir & " " & "(" & @HOUR & ":" & @MIN & ":" & @SEC & " - " & @MON & "/" & @MDAY & "/" & @YEAR & ")" & @CRLF)

 

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Bettylou

Thanks. I'm doing more than kicking myself. there's quite a few swear words floating around here. I am so cheesed off at myself for being so stupid.  I would have read that particular help file a dozen times.

I added it to the end of the program and hey it works like a dream.

EndFunc
ShellExecute(@DesktopDir & "\MonthlyLog.txt")
FileClose($File)

 

 

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1957classic

We've all been there and done that. Glad to help.

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