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h711

how to launch the script from target program location?

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h711

I am automating an installer, but having a problem due to relative address.

The installer I am automating is in D:\ drive. But the script is located in C:\ drive. The installer use relative path to locate some file, which caused the problem. If I manually click on the installer on D:\ drive, all relative path works fine. But since the script is in C:\, at some point this logic breaks.

Here is an example, on cmd:

d:\installer.exe (this works, as it launched from native location)

c:\d:\installer.exe (this still can launch the installer, but due to a different launch location, some part of the logic will break)

Is there a way to let the script run from the same path as installer? Since this installer is on a CD, I cannot put the exe to that location.

Thanks for the help.

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Richard Robertson

Change the working directory.

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