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FROM CMD, it works fine from one line:
cd C:\Program Files\PHP & php -f tester.php & exit
FROM SCHEDULED TASK, not so much:
Run: C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe & cd C:\Program Files\PHP & php -f tester.php & exit
Start in: C:\WINDOWS\system32\
This just results in opening the dos terminal.
Can anyone suggest how I can run this command from a scheduled tasks....feel like I;m almost there.
GREATLY APPRECIATE IT.
I got it working now. If others need to know.
Run: (This is your .bat file, my example is below)
Start In: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ (I pointed this to where cmd.exe is)
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You can probably skip the
portion and just list the command for your PHP in the batch file.
To test this open C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe manually, CD to the directory where you saved the batch file, and simply type the batch file name, and hit Enter. You should return to a prompt after the batch runs, or you'll see any error messages associated. Running a batch file from the GUI will often flash by too quickly to let you see if it worked or not (or if there were error messages.)
If anyone knows a way to prevent the dos window from opening but still run the script, that would be awesome if you could let me know.