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About skEwb

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  1. What is the bit of your system, x64 or x86? Test as follows: ;!@Install@!UTF-8! InstallPath="%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle" RunProgram="nowait:WhileIdle.exe" RunProgram="hidcon:%%P:Reg Add \"HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run\" /v \"Whileidle\" /t REG_SZ /d \"\\\"%%T\\WhileIdle.exe\\\"\" /f" MiscFlags="4" OverwriteMode="1" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@! This finally works on both x86 and x64. I haven't updated this in a while sorry, but this one finally works on both!
  2. Hey this unfortunately does not add anything in the registry on WXP and W7. What is the proper way to call a bat file from withing the config.txt ? Does this look normal: ;!@Install@!UTF-8! OverwriteMode="1" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c \"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\WhileIdle.exe\"" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c \"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\regadd.bat\"" InstallPath="%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@! Contents of bat file: @echo off REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ /f /v Whileidle /d "\"%APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe\"" That config.txt doesn't run the .bat file either, even though the .bat file is tested locally to be 100% working. ======Back to Registry Method========== The following line has some edits that work on both WXP and W7. cmd /c "reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run" /v Whileidle /t REG_SZ /d \""%APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe"\"" I converted it over to the proper 7-zip SFX format and it gives 0 errors, but doesn't work: ;!@Install@!UTF-8! OverwriteMode="1" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c \"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\WhileIdle.exe\"" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c \"reg add \"HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run\" /v Whileidle /t REG_SZ /d \"\"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\WhileIdle.exe\"\"\"" InstallPath="%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@! Thanks
  3. This regadd.bat works for now: @echo off REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ /f /v Whileidle /d "\"%APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe\""
  4. Thank you for the suggestion, I will do it this way. Thank you so much for your help again.
  5. Thank you The error is now fixed, however the registry entry doesn't get added, if the line is used in a shell it gives this output: WindowsXP C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>REG ADD HKLM\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run /f /v Whileidle /d \"\\\"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\WhileIdle.exe\\\"\ Error: Too many command-line parameters Windows 7: C:\Users\Administrator>REG ADD HKLM\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run /f /v Whileidle /d \"\\\"%APPDATA%\\WhileIdle\\WhileIdle.exe\\\"\" ERROR: Invalid key name. Type "REG ADD /?" for usage. My guess is that it's not supposed to work being interpreted by a standard Windows shell and only 7-Zip SFX interprets it correctly? The program installs and triggers to execute, however, the registry entry isn't added.
  6. Can someone please help me point out what I'm doing wrong here? These commands work fine if executed in a regular shell, however it gives this error when executed from within the SFX Error in line 5 of configuration data: ;!@Install@!UTF-8! OverwriteMode="1" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c %APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe" RunProgram="hidcon:cmd /c REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ /f /v Whileidle /d "\"%APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe\""" InstallPath="%APPDATA%\WhileIdle" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@! It specifically complains about this part "\"%APPDATA%\WhileIdle\WhileIdle.exe\""" Screenshot

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