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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#2241 closed Bug (No Bug)

AUTOIT3 cannot automate installing softwares while screen is locked

Reported by: zousheng888@… Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: 3.3.8.1 Severity: None
Keywords: Screen Lock Cc: zousheng888@…

Description

AUTOIT3 is a great software. By automating it saves us a lot of time. But here is a problem I want to pose. When I am installing a huge software it takes a lot of time, during which time I tend to walk away and do something else other than waiting beside the computer. However, for security reasons, most of the time I will lock my computer (SHORTCUT: WIN+L) if I am away. I found functions such as "WinAvtivate" cannot be used when the screen is locked. Can AUTOIT3 support GUI manipulations at such circumstances? If yes, what functions should I use? If not, are there any methods by which I can still accomplish the automation task?

Many thanks for any reply.

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Valik

  • Resolution set to No Bug
  • Status changed from new to closed

In other shocking news, user is too stupid to read ticket guidelines and ask questions on the forum where they belong.

Very obviously no bug.

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