Controlling other programs

Hi I have a piece of software that I would like to 'control' it was written before I started the company and do not have the source code. This software will eventually be rewritten in but I am looking for a quick way to 'automatically' click buttons and enter text in text boxes on it from a program.

I am told the software was written in C++

Thank you in advance
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orbitusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
There is a wonderful program called Autoit that runs off of a modified VBscript which can do all that you are asking.  I have used this program before to automate data entry and you can create a stand alone tiny executable that will do all of it.  There is also a built-in recorder however I did not have a whole lot of success and it was just easier for me to just write the code.  This program is freely available as open source you can get it at Good luck!

yup autoit is a nice little macro tool.  that's how i automate long running processes in videogames (grinding) as well.
cwi2kAuthor Commented:
Amazing program

Using it for alsorts now

Thank you
yw, thanks for the points
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