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I have a script that checks if our users have certain security updates and XP Service Pack 2 installed on their machines. Since RunWait seems to have problems running off network drives sometimes, I decided to rewrite the script using FileCopy to write it to the local hard drive and run it from there. Since the Service Pack is about 270mb, it takes a while to download, although I think the script is running the FileCopy command then immediately going to the next command, which of course errors out.

Is it just a problem with my scripting or does FileCopy not pause the script until the copy is complete?

I dont think you need to see my script but thats the line im using.

FileCopy(@ScriptDir & "\files\xpsp2_x86.exe", @HomeDrive & "\xpsp2\xpsp2_x86.exe", 1)

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Is it just a problem with my scripting or does FileCopy not pause the script until the copy is complete?

I dont think you need to see my script but thats the line im using.

FileCopy(@ScriptDir & "\files\xpsp2_x86.exe", @HomeDrive & "\xpsp2\xpsp2_x86.exe", 1)
Did you check @error after FileCopy()? Does @HomeDrive\xpsp2\ exist before you try to copy a file to that directory? If not, try this:

FileCopy(@ScriptDir & "\files\xpsp2_x86.exe", @HomeDrive & "\xpsp2\xpsp2_x86.exe", 8+1)

8+1 == Create dir and overwrite file.

Cheers

Kurt

Edited by /dev/null

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I use this line before the FileCopy

If Not FileExists(@HomeDrive & "\xpsp2") then DirCreate(@HomeDrive & "\xpsp2")

But I didn't know about that one, seems alot cleaner, thanks.

So I'm assuming it is supposed to pause the script until its done?

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