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Command prompt problem with Timer Control

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Hello,
  While working with Timer control , i found that the Timer control doesnot works with IDE mode . for example if i take one timer control on form1 and set it's time to one minute. after one minute it gives "OK" message to the user . But when this program is working in windows platform ,user starts Command prompt then , there is no effect of Timer .How can i solve this problem ?
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JohnMcCann earned 80 total points
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Try using the API SetTimer and KillTimer.

An example I posted before can be found at

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_20509704.html
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MILU:
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Moderator, my recommended disposition is:

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