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How can i schedule to run myapp.exe which use SendKeys?

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How can i schedule to run myapp.exe which use SendKeys?

I have vb app which connect to website , logon to site and download data. Myapp used SendKeys commands.

I want to schedule this app every day 7 am. i'm having trouble scheduling this because i use user interaction SendKeys commands. Is there any other way to scheding this i also try using nt shcedular it works but if i logoff the shcedule doenot work.
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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If you are using IE to log in website, there is a "safe" way to populate logon page without using sendkeys:

wwww.angelfire.com/realm/vb-shared/index.html under "IE DOM..." topic.
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I'm getting pop up dialog box network userid and password. and second popup i have is for nt userid and password. right now i'm loging using sendkeys from vb app.
Is there any easier method to download data from secure site.
How can i
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Maybe, i am not sure, in example:

User=myname
pwd=passw
site:290.100.1.1

navigate to (in IE address bar):
myname:passw@290.100.1.1
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The above method works for nt authentication but it do not work with proxt logon.
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