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NotePad.exe example in tutorial creates runaway chain of NotePad.exe processes - (Moved)

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I've installed the application from the distro on a Windows 10 x64 box.

When I run the "Hello World" example, all is well,

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
MsgBox($MB_OK, "Tutorial", "Hello World!")
 

But when I run the NotePad.exe example, my cpu goes to 100%.

Run("notepad.exe")
WinWaitActive("Untitled - Notepad")
Send("This is some text.")
WinClose("Untitled - Notepad")
WinWaitActive("Notepad", "Save")
Send("!n")

Task Manager shows that thousands of NotePad.exe instances are running (each one starts the next). Process Watcher confirms this. The only way to stop the runaway chain is to restart my computer.

Has anyone else experienced this? Is there something wrong with the tutorial code, or did I miss something?

 

 

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