troubleshooting Question

How to force users out of an Access application after a certain period of inactivity

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I need to do some work on a client's DB.  Despite the clients best efforts and repeated emails some user don't close the Access 2013 application when leaving for the day.  I did some research on forcing user out of the DB after some period of inactivity and came up with this solution on the Microsoft website.

Microsoft Suggestion For Forcing User Out of an Application

I am hesitant to use this one due to its use of 'TimerInterval'.  Somewhere along the line in my many years of Access development I remember being warned against using the 'TImerInterval' because in some way it could become problematic.  

Do any of you have experience with the having to remotely shutdown users due to inactivity?  DId you use the 'TImerInterval' function or are there better methods?
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Former Microsoft Access MVP)
Database Architect / Application Developer
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