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Use SendKeys in PowerShell

Script below will use SendKeys in PowerShell, the old fashioned way.

Script below will open a Notepad and type or send some string to notepad.

It will also open windows calculator and do some calculation.

Here's the script:


$wshell = New-Object -ComObject Wscript.Shell

#Call notepad and run it

#Delay for 1 second
Start-Sleep -m 1000

#Send keys to notepad
$wshell.SendKeys("123 test 456")

#Delay for 2 seconds
Start-Sleep -m 2000

#Run Windows Calculator

#Set the window focus to calculator
#Don't click or press the keyboard or mouse so focus will not be changed

#sleep again for 1 second
Start-Sleep -m 1000

#Do the calculation by sending keys to calculator


Cheers..Have fun with PowerShell..

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