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No "alt-key" On Windowsxp Prof?

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Hi all,

i got a installation with AutoIT 2.60. It will Enter a name in a textfield of a Dialogbox and must send Alt+n to push the _Next Button. But it sends only n so the name in the textfield ends always with "n".

This problem comes on several Installations of that supplier. One other Installation comes with a script. The "send (!n)" command just sends "n" - not "Alt+n".

What happens?

What can i do?

Any suggestion?

Regards

Ralf.....

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Are you using BlockInput? There is a bug in Windows XP where the Alt key doesn't work when AutoIt has BlockInput on (This is the case in AutoIt 3, I would assume the same issue ocurrs in AutoIt 2 as well). One of the Microsoft patches caused this issue. You can try disabling BlockInput just before you need to send an Alt keystroke and things might work okay.

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Thanks for fast replay.

There is a mistake - i got ready AUTSetup.exe with installation in it.

No source avail - no support from distributor :-(

I have to fix it without any changes on installation....

Any other work around?

Ralf....

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If you have time at the start of the installation to press ctrl-alt-del then that will undo the blockinput.

If you don't have the source then that is pretty much your only option.

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Thanks very much....result is better then nothing.

I have to check it

Ralf...

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....thats why i love the internet.

i checked it - at one installation i found a script where i change "BlockInput on" into "BlockInput off" and at the other installation (compiled into exe) i break the script at first stop of it with ctrl-alt-del, cancel TaskManager and continue Script without BlockInput.

I runs greatfull.

Found a work around i just some hours and can start my job at next day. Thank you all for helping me...

Kinf regards

ralf

from hamburg - germany

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