Note that the node number can be changed to any valid node number for that computer without having to change the affinity mask. There must be something basic that I'm missing. I have the batch file kind of working but need a little help, The program will not close for me. At any point you have two copies: one working copy and one from before you loaded word. If you need to add parameters to the command, just append them quoted, i. A Powerful Scheduling Engine Scheduling flexibility is the key to successful automation. I then have to go back to program 1 and click the X in top right of window to close it.
Then there'll be an answer showing how to do it with PowerShell and CloseMainWindow. I threw it in just to be sure, as I said. In earlier Win versions, especially the Win9x varieties, they always ran asynchronously, unless you forced them to wait wth the Start utility. There are two processes with the same name and we need to kill only the first process. Note To Spammers: We do not allow unsolicited advertising! However if you replace calc. It did not change the output. Finally, create a shortcut in your StartMenu to run the first batch file.
So if you run the same program twice, for example, and the second one starts before the first one exits, the second one will be killed too when the first one runs taskkill. I also tried creating a shortcut to the. You can add and remove additional settings for other applications under the if conditions. Major assumption: When the same program is listed twice with Tasklist, we assume the first process is listed first. It would be easy to start Notepad or Word running and then rename the folder, but the problem comes then with telling when you exit the program to rename the folder back to its original name, I can think of ways to do it but none that are easy and why does it matter? However, I'd like to have it closed right after the batch file finishes its job. I dont know if there is an easier way but grab a copy of , and try this.
I had failed to realize the fact that Win32 executable now run synchronously in command windows. It replace the original folder after you close word. Any help would be appreciated. LoCactus, I tried your trick, but it didn't work. Update I think this should accomplish the nearly equivalent task as you asked for without all of the headache. This is for World of Warcraft and Logitech Setpoint.
Tom Lavedas I see your point, yet in this particular case the stated object was to force the command window to close. Adding your question to above answer would deviate from original poster's question. Therefore, the command must be as I showed earlier. Both these batch files work just fine. I can set the Run to Minimized and at least it is not displayed on the screen. Hello, I am having a peculiar and specific problem.
I'm sure that at least one will be mentioned shortly. A batch file can only execute or start another program. We are going to create actually two batch files, the first one to close the process or program and the second to start it again. In this case Ctrl-C will be ignored - leaving Ctrl-Break as the only way to interrupt the application. This is batch scripting 101. Avoid asking multiple distinct questions at once.
It copies the folder before it even runs word. Or if you know how long it takes to execute, you can take a look at the sleep command, provided by the. It didn't close even with an exit as the last command. Some installers provide command line parameters which tell the original exe not to exit until the entire installation is complete, so that's something you may want to investigate. Enclosing the folder name in double quotes tells Windows the spaces are part of the folder name. When World of Warcraft is launched, I want Logitech Setpoint to close and when I close World of Warcraft, I want Logitech Setpoint to re-launch. The process will be restricted to running on these processors.
There are two program A and B. This will be perfect until Microsoft hopefully addresses the issue where the screensaver in Win10 won't work with your game controllers connected and enabled. Cool, I'll have to try it out later at work right now. Hello All, I have created a batch file which calls batch of an application. Or you could tell AutoTask to run a task only on workdays or holidays. You could then stop the service and thus the batch file, I think using 'Net Stop ServiceName'. I having right now due to it successfully open the application thought when the app opens it will not execute the remaining commands unless I manually close the app.
Nbula92 Please leave the thread as this is not your question. Yes, you are right I created a file called null. Once it is started, it cannot perform additional functions within that program. Hi, I am trying to create a batch file to close a program every night, Wait 60 seconds and open it again. I already created two batch files where one of them enables my game controllers and the other one disables them. Thanks for your reply, Sidewinder. For example, the following command would start in most versions of Windows.
How are you launching the batch file? Note that if you search for this on the Web you will find references to this from 2012 when 2. Offline I dont know if there is an easier way but grab a copy of , and try this. The filename extension does not have to be. This starts an application and waits for it to end. I'm trying to create a script to execute an exe on shutdown in order to install sp1.