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can we run cron job locally

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Hi,

I am using php and mysql...am executing my files using xampp.

is it possible for me to run a cron job locally toperform specific action at particular time once in a month.? if so can anyone provide me with a detailed steps on how to proceed
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This might be useful?

http://www.webmasters-central.com/t/cron.shtml

Cheers,

Bob...
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i want to runa cron job using xampp
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by:ycTIN
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xampp no cron job function

if your xampp is installed in windows, see this
http://grafikdesign.wordpress.com/2009/02/23/crontab-cronjob-on-windows-xampp/
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i tried that link but it says could not start when it reaches the time to execute

C:\Program Files\xampp\php\php.exe c:\Program Files\xampp\htdocs\billing2\billing.php
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i gave the following under run
C:\Program Files\xampp\php\php.exe c:\Program Files\xampp\htdocs\billing2\billing.php

there was an option start in i left it blank

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"C:\Program Files\xampp\php\php.exe" "c:\Program Files\xampp\htdocs\billing2\billing.php"
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thank you its executing.....

now i can do a normal coding in the billing.php right or i have to code any anything in addition..

in my case i want to move some rows from a table to another table
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