Get Exe Activity

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Get Exe Activity

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Custom Activity

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Summary

This activity retrieves the location of the exe file from the Windows registry and allows you to launch the target program

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Overview

The only input you need to provide is the exe name e.g if you want to launch chrome.exe then type chrome as a string.
With the help of this activity, your program launch path will be dynamic.

How to use:
  • If you want to get path of exe for Chrome: ExeName: "Chrome"
  • LaunchPath: output as string
  • It will return the exe path; if you want to open start program set StartProgram as True if not then False

Benefits


Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Updated: 18 Dec 2020

Mikolaj Zielinski
Automation Developer

Wrocław, Poland


License

MIT


Code Language

Visual Basic


Runtime

.NET Framework


Tags

get
Launch
Open
Program
Registry
software
start

Compatibility

The package was tested on Studio Pro 2020.10-2-beta.4


Dependencies

Microsoft.Win32


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