Restarting in nightlies

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Restarting in nightlies

Postby trapper john » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:25 pm

None of the restart buttons work in the nightlies anymore. If someone has new code that does please post.

For now I've created a .vbs file to send keys and do it through Firefox command:

Option Explicit
Dim WshShell
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.SendKeys ("+{F2}")
WScript.Sleep (2500)
WshShell.SendKeys ("restart")
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
Set WshShell = Nothing

It could probably be improved upon it does work.

The button code is as follows:

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var file = Components.classes[";1"].
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Re: Restarting in nightlies

Postby morat » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:29 am

Is there an error in the browser console?

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var os = Components.classes[";1"].
var cancelQuit = Components.classes[";1"].
os.notifyObservers(cancelQuit, "quit-application-requested", "restart");
if ( {
  Services.prompt.alert(window, "Custom Buttons", "Abort Restart Process");
} else {
  var appStartup = Components.classes[";1"].
  appStartup.quit(appStartup.eAttemptQuit | appStartup.eRestart);
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Re: Restarting in nightlies

Postby trapper john » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:59 am

Nothing in the log but your code works good, much better than sending keys. I even used it to change the command in the Classic Theme Restorer restart command that's in the File menu by way of Menu Wizard, that was also broke.
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