Difference between revisions of "How to create a basic task scheduler in Windows 7"

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Alchemex 6 and 7 on Windows 7
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Alchemex 6.8 and 7 on Windows 7

Revision as of 02:57, 28 September 2011

ISSUE:


If you use a specific program on a regular basis, you can use the Task Scheduler wizard to create a task that opens the program for you automatically according to the schedule you choose. For example, if you use a financial program on a certain day each month, you can schedule a task that opens the program automatically to avoid the risk of forgetting to open it yourself.


RESOLUTION/WORKAROUND:


1. Open Task Scheduler by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-clicking Task Scheduler. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.


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2. Click the Action menu, and then click Create Basic Task.


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3. Type a name for the task and an optional description, and then click Next.


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4. Select one of the following Task Triggers:

• To select a schedule based on the calendar, click Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or One time, click Next; specify the schedule you want to use, and then click Next.


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• To select a schedule based on common recurring events, select When the computer starts or When I log on, and then click Next.


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• To select a schedule based on specific events, select When a specific event is logged, click Next; specify the event log and other information using the drop-down lists, and then click Next.


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5. To schedule a program to start automatically, click Start a program, and then click Next.


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6. Paste the Generated Alchemex scheduler Command under “Programs/Script:” e.g. "C:\AlchemexXX\Alchemex OR BICore.exe"


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7. The Second portion of Alchemex scheduler Command will be automatically pastel by Windows under “Add arguments (Option):” e.g. -RU4 -P{PARAM:Date}{/PARAM:Date}[_]01 September 2003[_]Date -INO_USER -E -J{TENANT_CODE=DEFAULT}{DBTYPE=3}{_publicLANGCODE=en}. Click OK.


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APPLIES TO

Alchemex 6.8 and 7 on Windows 7