troubleshooting Question

how can I make a timer in tick at longer intervals say every 10 seconds or even 60 seconds instead of every 1000th of a second

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I am writing application that checks to see if a differnt application is running on the computer
but I dont want my application to check at every tick because that will slow down my computer I only need to check say once a minute or every 30 seconds how can I slow down the ticks so it doesnt slow down my computer

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