AutoIt v3: Your Quick Guide AutoIt is becoming increasingly popularin the system administration field as atool for automating administrative tasks.Although this is one of its more popularuses, you can use AutoIt to automateanything in a Windows environment.This powerful scripting language can runany program and manipulate keyboardand mouse input. With its RunAs support,administrators can perform unattendedinstallations and configurationchanges using embedded administrativeprivileges.
This guide teaches you the foundationsof the AutoIt v3 language. You will learnabout variables and includes, graphicaluser interfaces, user-defined functions,and conditional and loop statements.You will then apply what you havelearned in examples related to the systemadministration field. The examples inthis Short Cut can be used to create anythingfrom a game modification to a logonscript that verifies Windows updates.