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Edifice

Hello

I'm new to this auto-it language, and I think it's great!

However, I have a question about the headline - @WindowsDir.

I need to run commands and move directories around inside of C:\Windows, or at least that's what the folder is called most of the time. The user can rename it when installing windows, and I want a failsafe.

when, for instance, writing Run("regsvr32 C:\Windows\system32\wups2.dll") I want C:\Windows to be replaced by whatever directory windows is installed in by using @WindowsDir, but I have learned the hard way that you can't just go like this Run("regsvr32 @WindowsDir\system32\wups2.dll")

Also tried to replace C:\Windows with %Windir% without luck.

So, how do i use this wonderful command? :)

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SpookMeister

Give this a try

Run("regsvr32 " & @WindowsDir & "\system32\wups2.dll")

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SpookMeister

Look at @SystemDir too


[u]Helpful tips:[/u]If you want better answers to your questions, take the time to reproduce your issue in a small "stand alone" example script whenever possible. Also, make sure you tell us 1) what you tried, 2) what you expected to happen, and 3) what happened instead.[u]Useful links:[/u]BrettF's update to LxP's "How to AutoIt" pdfValuater's Autoit 1-2-3 Download page for the latest versions of Autoit and SciTE[quote]<glyph> For example - if you came in here asking "how do I use a jackhammer" we might ask "why do you need to use a jackhammer"<glyph> If the answer to the latter question is "to knock my grandmother's head off to let out the evil spirits that gave her cancer", then maybe the problem is actually unrelated to jackhammers[/quote]

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