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I would like to copy the entire folder with current directory @WorkingDir

paste into either Program Files or Program Files (x86)

Global Const $CUR_WA_FOLDER         = @WorkingDir     & "\Test Folder"
Global Const $DIR_FOLDER            = _ProgramFilesDir()

_Initial_Check()

Func _Initial_Check()
    If FileExists($DIR_FOLDER & "\Test Folder") = 0 Then
        Local $Decisions = _Metro_MsgBox(4, "", "Do you want to install Test Application?")
        If $Decisions = "Yes" Then
            DirCopy($CUR_WA_FOLDER, $DIR_FOLDER, 1)
        Else
            _Close_Application()
        EndIf
    EndIf
EndFunc

Func _ProgramFilesDir()
    Local $ProgramFilesDir
    Switch @OSArch
        Case "X32"
            $ProgramFilesDir = "Program Files"
        Case "X64"
            $ProgramFilesDir = "Program Files (x86)"
    EndSwitch
    Return @HomeDrive & "\" & $ProgramFilesDir
EndFunc

 

Edited by gahhon

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So, what's your question? Is something not working as expected?


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you are not even checking the return value of DirCopy for success or Failure. show the Scite output please too if something is wrong.

this is most likely an Permissions problem, elevate to Admin and try it. Windows doesn't like it when you copy things to that directory usually. Installers and other things that have permissions, yes, dircopy? no.

Edited by Earthshine

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On 11/01/2019 at 12:45 AM, BrewManNH said:

So, what's your question? Is something not working as expected?

Sorry that I not saying the question. And yes, the folder is not copy to destination.

On 11/01/2019 at 2:26 AM, Earthshine said:

you are not even checking the return value of DirCopy for success or Failure. show the Scite output please too if something is wrong.

this is most likely an Permissions problem, elevate to Admin and try it. Windows doesn't like it when you copy things to that directory usually. Installers and other things that have permissions, yes, dircopy? no.

I have print out the return value and it is 0 which mean failed to copy.

But where can i check the error message to see what is the issue?

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Upon my testing. I change the destination to @MyDocumentsDir then it works fine.

But why I can't copy to Program File x86 instead? Please advise

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57 minutes ago, gahhon said:

But why I can't copy to Program File x86 instead? Please advise

As explained above, Windows won't let you copy to the Program Files folder without running it as admin, use #RequireAdmin in your script and see if that works. 


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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Program folder is for programs not data hence the protection schemes that are used to protect it from unwarranted copies. 

That’s why it’s not allowed it’s a security risk. So that is why you need to elevate your script to run as an administrator

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Awesome. Sorry that I misread the comment. Now I can copy to the program file x86, but I wonder why the DirCopy return value is still 0 (failure)?

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