Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
go ahead... be a heretic

Re: Windows OLE in Perl, System Restore

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 06, 2013 at 16:28 UTC ( #1017466=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Windows OLE in Perl, System Restore

the return from CreateRestorePoint is undef.

What do you get if you print $^E? eg.:

use strict; use Win32::OLE('in'); use constant wbemFlagReturnImmediately => 0x10; use constant wbemFlagForwardOnly => 0x20; my $res = Win32::OLE->GetObject("winmgmts:\\\\.\\root\\default:Systemr +estore") or warn "WMI connection failed.\n"; my $test = $res->CreateRestorePoint("New Restore Point", 0, 100) or die "CRP failed with: $^E"; print "$test";

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1017466]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (6)
As of 2018-05-24 18:14 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?