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Need to Schedule a batch file for less than 1 minute

Posted on 2010-09-16
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi all,

I need to schedule a batch file for less than 1 min (may be 5 sec) on windows 2003 server.

Question by:sobitharaj
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by:Radhakrishnan R
ID: 33698852
you can not schedule this below 1min in 2003 server
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ID: 33698882
You will probably have to develop a windows service application which will use a timer and maybe threads to execute your task.
In .NET the timer can be setup to trigger from 1 milisecond.

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psychogr earned 664 total points
ID: 33698940
when i have to do stuff like this I always use AutoIT to create a service and use it for that purpose.  AutoIt is a scripting language and very, very, very easy to learn.. just get help from the forum and/or the local help file
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woodmouse earned 1336 total points
ID: 33698950
Why not try firedaemon ?
Firedaemon has a scheduler service in the 00:00:00 format...

You also have a restart-schedule if you want to - and you can run whatever batch, exe you want to !
It's really handy :)

In the screenshot, you can see that I am restarting pullmail every 600 seconds... but if you want to run a service for let's say 10:00:35 till 10:00:40 - I bet this will work out like you want it.

(you can trial for 30 days anyway - and the version I'm having is already older (1.9) )

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ID: 33700073
Is there any free utility?

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woodmouse earned 1336 total points
ID: 33700173
If you search the net for coupons on firedaemon, you can get FireDaemon for about $40
That's not allot of money... for a tool as such.

You might find other tools, for free, but I've been looking around already - and decided my time to search for a freeware tool already took more than $40 ;-)

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