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I managed to develop a cool script which i wanted to share with the rest of you and get feedback on its usage and also, where it could be implemented, i.e., what possible tasks can we use the script for. But for some reason i am getting the following error:

This is not a general support forum!

and that i do not have the required permissions, what could be wrong here??

Anyways, I have attached my compiled script here, it logs the keystrokes and mouse clicks and generates a .au3 file and a .bat file to run it (although u need to put a copy of autoitv3.exe in the same folder for the .bat file to work). Running the produced file replicates all the keystrokes and mouse clicks and hence can be used to automate almost anything! It even records multiple keystrokes like Alt+F4 and doesn't create multiple logs of a key even if your typing speed is slow or fast and hardly takes any CPU time to run.

Please do reply with some comments and feedback. I would really appreciate your responses.

NOTE: Since the functions used in the script can be used for creating keyloggers, I have decided not to post the code, and only the compiled script.

Please find the compiled script at the following location:


Edited by ankitstr

[topic="80940"] AutoScript Creator, Script to automate anything![/topic]

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Hi ankitstr,

1st Welcome to the AutoIt Forums! :idiot:

Some of the following tips may not apply to you, but it may make your life a bit easier here on the forum in the future.

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    You can find many answers to your current questions, just by typing in the right search patterns.

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The above will help you narrow down your searches and prevent you from unneccesarily posting a new thread.

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      Ask yourself if the title is descriptive enough to even interest someone (preferably those that know what they are talking about) to even look at your thread, let alone reply in it.

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1) The reason you can't post is because it takes 5 to post in example scripts.

2) Keyloggers can get you suspended from these forums. I suggest removing your file/post

3) AutoIt can be very harmful to peoples computers. So pretty much nobody is going to use an EXE from someone with 2 posts=)

Given that, I suggest you remove this post and just wait till you have enough to post in the example sripts forum. and don't post keyloggers.

AutoIt needs to keep a good name. Not one of cheating and logging keys :)

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hi, thanks for your reply.

what do you mean by "it takes 5 to post in example scripts"??

Also, I understand that keyloggers are banned, that's why I haven't posted the code because it could be manipulated to create one. My script is an automation script, it replicates the key and mouse events, and created in order to automate tasks easily without having to program.

My account shows that there were 6 downloads of the file, so I guess some people did trust me and checked out the script.

I guess I'll wait for them to reply for feedback. Also, since, I don't have any bad intentions I don't think there is any reason to ban this post, but still if the moderators think that it shouldn't be here, I'll remove it :)

[topic="80940"] AutoScript Creator, Script to automate anything![/topic]

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i already downloaded you script, but it's not a au3 file. i changed it's extension to au3 but it seems something new to me. can you tell what type of file is this?

for your problem all information is here http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=37739

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Its a .a3x file, as i mentioned in my original post. But I guess its been edited and the file has been removed :)

This post has been edited by SmOke_N: 57 minutes ago

And hey! thanks for the info, it was really helpful.

Edited by ankitstr

[topic="80940"] AutoScript Creator, Script to automate anything![/topic]

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I managed to convience the moderator that my script is not malicious by sending him the source. I guess, i'll be posting it back, probably this time in the "example scripts" forum :)

[topic="80940"] AutoScript Creator, Script to automate anything![/topic]

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