Schedule program closure

  [DELETED] 11:25 19 Aug 2003
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Is there any way that I can schedule a program to close in windows or using some freeware; similar to how you can schedule a program to run in windows. (I have windows xp pro)

Thanks

  [DELETED] 18:12 19 Aug 2003

On the setting tab in the standard Windows task scheduler there is an option to stop the task if it runs for a given length of time.

It works. I used to use it with notepad and a todo.txt file. I set the task to run for three minutes after bootup. If I edited the file within the three minutes it would prompt me to save before closing. Otherwise, it would just close notepad.

  [DELETED] 23:21 19 Aug 2003

Ah yes, I didn't spot that. Thanks a load.

It's to be used for a backup program that starts up late at night and closes itself (after backing up) and then shuts the computer down for the night.

Thanks again

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