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This command doesnt work, if i enter it into cmd it works though?

Does comspec work with unc names?

Run(@COMSPEC & " /c \\sydney\applications\scripts\restart.exe")

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emmanuel

does the Command window work with UNC names?


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Program

yes if i type

\\sydney\applications\scripts\restart.exe

into the cmd window, it will run.

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Somerset

the extension (unc) by default isn't a windows executable. open a dos window and type in SET and hit enter. under windows 2000 i know to look for something that looks like this. PATHEXT=.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH

all those extnsions are executables. i dunno if there is a way to intergrate the (unc) without having to call an external program.


 

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SlimShady

This command doesnt work, if i enter it into cmd it works though?

Does comspec work with unc names?

Run(@COMSPEC & " /c \\sydney\applications\scripts\restart.exe")

Can you try this, please.

Run(@COMSPEC & " /c \\sydney\applications\scripts\restart.exe", @SystemDir)
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ezzetabi

Good idea Shady! Standard windows cmd have problems if it start in a unc path!

@beerman

What is the meaning of you answer... Why should someone add .unc as executable extension?

Maybe you should read what unc is: HERE.

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Somerset

oops, sorry was under the pretense they were wanting to execute something. with an extension of some sort that was not a native executable. try to execute an autoit script from command line without having to call back to autoit executable.. :D:huh2::):lol:


 

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