-=PCTechTalk=- Part 2

  • From: Gman <gman.pctt@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "PCTechTalk Group <FreeLists>" <PCTechTalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 14:35:39 -0400

This is part 2.  The rest of my reply is in the next installmant, although I 
would love to not be the only one replying to these types of questions.  (in 
other words, where are all of the other knowledgeable folks hiding these 
days??)      lol


"The only dumb questions are the ones that are never asked"

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Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Part 2 plus Part 3

3. So an autorun to launch two applications might look like this:
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    Ah, you (or wherever you're getting these sample file contents) are now
taking this into what I suggested in my previous reply about using a .bat
file instead of an .exe.  That's good because it really opens up the flood
gates as to what you can do with a simple Autorun file and a bit of

4. And the portableapps.bat would like this:
echo off
roboform executable
aSuite executable

    I would prefer to actually see an executable file's name in place of
these (for those who are just learning about this stuff for the first time),
but this does describe the idea well for those who understand the
difference.  For anyone trying to make heads or tails out of this, you would
actually see something like "roboform.exe" as the second line above and
perhaps "aSuite.exe -s" as the third.  the first and fourth lines would look
exactly as they appear above.  Also note that I arbitrarily added that '-s'
switch at the end of the aSuite example just to show that switches can be
used within batch (.bat) files.  I have no idea if that is an actual switch
that would be recognized by the aSuite.exe file.  Finally, I also have to
add that these two executable files must be within the same folder as the
.bat file for this to work.        :O)

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