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Including an executable?

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Is including an executable possible before compiling the script?

By example, to protect the execution of an executable by a password like this:

$passwd = InputBox("Security Check", "Enter your password.", "", "*")

If $passwd="toto" Then CODE FOR INCLUDING AN EXECUTABLE

Olivier, from France.Free Wake On LAN script

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Well you can use FileInstall() to include the executable (it includes it in the exe on compile regardless), and then use your InputBox idea to tell whether to place the included exe onto the user's computer.

In other words:

$passwd = InputBox("Security Check", "Enter your password.", "", "*")

If $passwd="toto" Then
    FileInstall ("C:\Direct\Path\To\File.exe", $NewFilePathThatCanBeAVariable, $FlagThatIs1ToOverWriteExistingFiles)
Endif

The flag is optional - default is 0 (don't overwrite).

Edited by greenmachine

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Ok. If I understand good, I can make an "home made" installer including the files in the compiled script, which script installs the files in the directory precised by $NewFilePathThatCanBeAVariable ???


Olivier, from France.Free Wake On LAN script

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Ok. If I understand good, I can make an "home made" installer including the files in the compiled script, which script installs the files in the directory precised by $NewFilePathThatCanBeAVariable ???

Yes, you can do that. :lmao:

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