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I have a problem:

My script work's good on xp, but sometimes on vista it can't close a process (vlc.exe)

So i use the http interface of vlc to close him, on xp it's ok, on vista not


#include <IE.au3>
_IELoadWaitTimeout ( "6000" )
$IDprocess[0] = run ("vlc.exe dvb-t:// ... --extraintf=http --http-host=")
sleep (20000)
_IECreate ("",0,0)
sleep (500)
$oIE = _IECreate("",0,0)
$sMyString = "vlc:quit"
$oLinks = _IELinkGetCollection($oIE)
For $oLink in $oLinks
      $sLinkText = _IEPropertyGet($oLink, "innerText")
      If StringInStr($sLinkText, $sMyString) Then
        _IEAction($oLink, "click")
if $IDprocess[0]<>0 and ProcessExists ($IDprocess[0])<>0 Then ProcessClose ( $IDprocess[0] )
sleep (2000); or more
if $IDprocess[0]<>0 and ProcessExists ($IDprocess[0])<>0 Then msg (0,"info","Can't close vlc ! ")

Do you have a bug with process close on vista, and/or a bug with IE.au3 on vista? :)

(I don't have vista so i can't test)

Sorry again for my bad english

Edited by panlatv

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The only IE.au3 issue with Vista to date is solved with the #RequireAdmin that you are already using.

I'd be surprised if there is an issue with ProcessClose, but I have no evidence one way or ther other.

I'm afraid you'll need to do more testing and characterization of this.


Free Internet Tools: DebugBar, AutoIt IE Builder, HTTP UDF, MODIV2, IE Developer Toolbar, IEDocMon, Fiddler, HTML Validator, WGet, curl

MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

Automate input type=file (Related)

Alternative to _IECreateEmbedded? better: _IECreatePseudoEmbedded  Better Better?

IE.au3 issues with Vista - Workarounds

SciTe Debug mode - it's magic: #AutoIt3Wrapper_run_debug_mode=Y Doesn't work needs to be ripped out of the troubleshooting lexicon. It means that what you tried did not produce the results you expected. It begs the questions 1) what did you try?, 2) what did you expect? and 3) what happened instead?

Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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