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Application.OnTime in VB

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In VBA you could use Application.OnTime.
How do i do this in VB, when i want something to happen on a certain time for example every morning at 06:00??
Is there any function for this to be done whitout using an timer control?
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The following link gives nice information about how to use timer event without using timer control. HOpe ths helps.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q180736
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you better use the scheduler from Windows that will launch your app at 6.
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I am with emoreau, but if you insist to use code follow previous link.
Cheers
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please maintain
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I would like to see splitting points between emoreau and tppradeep18 since both provided valid solutions.
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by:Éric Moreau
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Personnaly, I would not use a VB app itself to wait for its time. I prefer having a scheduler, schedule the job, and free resources after the job is complete. Also, when schedule, the PC doesn't need to be logged.

But I don't have problem splitting points.
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As you could see, my first comment goes in the same way of thinking like yours. I like the split stuff since both of you deserve the points.
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Thank you both, points have been split.

Points for emoreau -> http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?qid=20309549

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