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The Chicken and the EGG type of issue

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Hey guys,

I have a small issue that is a little troublesome to me and I am hoping that someone who is a little more familiar with Autoit would be able to point me in the right direction.

I have a script that I would like to detect if there is an .exe file (ANY) in its directory and if so run it. The problem is I have other files in the directory which are NOT .exe files... and the . exe file name is unpredictable.

For instance the file could be A.exe or B.exe ..and so on.

I am trying to use _PathSplit() in order to get the extension of the file.... but in order to me to get the extension I have to have previously known the file name.

Is there a more clever way or other way of doing this? Can someone point me in the right direction....Please

NOTE: I did not include any code because my code obviously does not work

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Use FileFind... Functions:

$search = FileFindFirstFile(FileGetShortName(@ScriptDir)&"\*.exe")
    $FirstExe = FileFindNextFile($search)
FileClose($search)
MsgBox(0, '', $FirstExe)

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That seems to do it. Thanks Prog.

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