AutoIt v3 is a freeware BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI and general scripting.

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get process name from it's own description?

How can I get the process name from computer memory by using loop depending on the process description ? Example: My program name is "dev.exe" in memory and its description is "a tool for helping ...
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Automating Data Entry with AutoIt into ChildPlus.net

My company has just updated its database and I need to transfer client information into the new database (ChildPlus.net, a thin client app), and have been trying to automate data entry. And failing. ...
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Program gets error after starting from command prompt

I have a clients application that I am having trouble with. I start it from Autoit code using Run. Autoit is just a scripting language if your not familiar with it. We have received a new version ...
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AutoIt not work click the button id

How can any program button id? I tried ControlClick. ControlClick ( "", "", 1837642, "left" , 1 ) or ControlClick ( "", "", "WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.33c0d9d", [WindowsForms10.BUTTON.app.0....
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Cannot control click a button in Autoit scripting

I have been trying to automate a button click using an auto IT script in an application. The window title of the application is EDI867 Tracer and the button I am trying to click is Browse. The ...
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AutoIt Error on Startup after Installing Windows 10

Right after I installed windows 10 on a 1 year old Acer laptop that had windows 8.1 I got the following message on startup. The messages keep multiplying (shown in photo). I can't seem to find a ...
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AutoIt: Get text from inside a Windows Metro app

I'm automating a Windows Metro app and need to read some text that it returns. I've tried using the "AutoIt v3 Window Info" utility to inspect the application but it's unable to see the text. What ...
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How do I record in VLC media player on a schedule?

I have an IP stream coming through VLC media player in Window 7, and I would like to automate the process of opening the stream and start recording at a specified time, and stop VLC and the recording ...
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Simple autoit script to toggle Caps Lock on and off in Win7

I am looking for a simple autoit script that will toggle the Caps-Lock and/or Num-Lock keys on and off to stop my Windows 7 laptop going to the screensaver and locking. These options are grayed out ...
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Autoit fails to create registry key where regedit does

I wrote a AutoIt program that use RegWrite to add several registry value. I tested it as 'Domain Admins' and it fail to write, I runned it as local 'Administrator' and the values where changed. I ...
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AutoIt - writing text to the end of a line

I'm working with AutoIt, and I was wondering in there is a method I can use to append a string of text to the end of a line inside a text file. I've been browsing all over autoIt forums and there are ...
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AutoIt script hangs for no apparent reason

I am stuck with this script. For ages it didn't work. And then suddenly it did...and now...on a reinstall...it doesn't work again. It stops on the first winwaitactive line. The folder is most ...
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Autoit How do I execute these dos commands through it?

This is about sc.exe I want to run my program as service in windows. I can do it using command prompt:- My program is placed in system32 folder, so first I go to system32 folder and then I use these ...
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How do I hide a file with AutoIt v3?

Using AutoIt v3, I need to copy a file and have the resulting file (a .dll) be hidden. I tried FileCopy & FileInstall orders but they just make the file visible and not hidden after execution.
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Autoit: run a program selected with FileOpenDialog?

I need to make a script that allows a user to run a software with certain parameters (that should be typed in). So, first step, select the exe. Second, a text input box should allow the user to enter ...
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How to refer to a file in %APPDATA%\Folder in AutoIt?

I need to refer to a file in AutoIt, let's call its location %APPDATA%\folder\file.txt How can I call to it in AutoIt? I've seen %APPDATA% referred as @AppDataCommonDir in it, but I can't get the ...
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AutoIt update input with MsgBox line for copy/paste

I have been making alot of random scripts lately, none of which are really useful for anything but they help me to understand various things and I use them for reference quite often... anyways, one of ...
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Autoit GUI, Variables not being declared on button press

I am still in the process of learning how to script my own GUIs. Koda has been a big help, I have been messing around with it, learning little bits at a time. However, I have encountered an error that ...
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How to disable and enable network interface while Windows 7 is locked

Initial situation I'm working with multiple workstations on a domain where I'm not allowed to change screensaver or power saving options which is very common nowadays. I often have to switch between ...
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Is it dangerous to use the windows' shutdown.exe command to turn off the computer?

I use this command in autoit to turn off my laptop, if a timer runs out Run(@SystemDir & "\shutdown.exe /f /s /t 10", "", @SW_MAXIMIZE) It works fine most of the time, but occasionally I ...
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Application to automatically switch windows unless there is user activity

I'm looking for an application (or script such as for AutoIt) that will automatically switch between multiple windows unless user activity (mouse movement, key presses) is detected. I'm creating a ...
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“Change the way users log on or off” using AutoIT Win XP

I'm wondering if there is a way, and how to go about it, to change User Account Control settings in Win 7? AutoIt doesn't seem to recognise the clickable options in User Accounts as being Buttons, and ...
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Macro hotkey for “Save Image As…” in Firefox?

Relevant PC info: Windows 7 64bit Firefox (latest) Logitech g710+ Keyboard with Logitech Gaming software Right now, I have to: Hover over an image right-click Click "Save Image As.." Click "Save"...
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Install programs remotely on Windows: psexec + autoit

I want to install a program remotely, for which I understand there are two options:- Group Policy (or using other Windows built-in option): The thing is I'm trying to install a distributed system, ...
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Automatically add LDAP directory to Outlook?

Is it possible to add a new LDAP-directory to the outlook addressbook with a script? I haven't found an appropriate registry key. I would prefer a .reg file. A .msp file created with Office setup ...
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Get Window Focus in Autoit for Applications in System Tray

I have two windows open and not minimized (Autoit help and RelianceNetconnect). And the current focus is with a Notepad file. This is my Autoit script : DIM $s=WinActivate("AutoIt Help") MsgBox(0,"...
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Recorder for AutoIt

Does anyone know where to find the latest AutoIt recorder? The one here does not work. It does not find RWSettings.alg and I do not know what that is. Any help will be appreciated.
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AutoIT script for linux?

As we know we are having AutoIt script for windows XP/2000/..etc. Do we have same AutoIt scripts for linux machines? Thanks in Advance.
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Useful AutoIt scripts? [closed]

AutoHotkey's functionality is really great, but the more I get into it, the more I hate the syntax. This answer makes me want to try AutoIt instead: You may want to look at AutoIt. It does ...
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Difficulty with middle click - MS Wireless 6000 scroll wheel sensitivity

(Microsoft Windows) When I try to middle click on the scroll wheel, I usually just get a little bit of scrolling instead. I am using the Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000, which is very ...