Access VBA Timer Stops after a few hours
Posted on 2007-12-03
I have a computer that has an app that has an on timer event. The computer is used for this only. The computer gets locked and the screen saver eventually comes on.
The timer continues to fire for up to about 3 hours... then it just stops.
When i saw that it stopped, i unlocked the PC, and the app was still open on the screen, but the timer wasn't running any longer. Once I closed the app, and re-opened, the timer started again and worked fine.
Any suggestions on why the timer would have stopped, and how I can prevent this from happening. I need the timer to continue running in 12 hour increments, even if the PC is locked and Screen Saver activated.