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Offline Lisandro

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #15 on: January 10, 2005, 08:35:53 PM »
i would like to schedule my task! i have the pro version
i and would like to run my taskes why scheduler....

Right click the task
Choose Run
Easy isn't it?  8)
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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2005, 07:57:17 AM »
hi
men do u read my post?????

i make some taskes with avast
one is "Controllo ram " = controll ram & startup program
other task is called "controllo veloce" = fast controll

can i with windows2k scheduler let start one of that tasks(controllo veloce or controllo ran) every start up of windows?

how ?
can u give me the command line  ?!?!?!?!?

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2005, 10:51:00 AM »
Could you use this info to start the predefined tasks, instead of your ones?
I'm afraid you cannot start your own tasks using ashQuick... only using ashCmd.exe.

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2005, 11:56:01 AM »
men do u read my post?????

Yes, but you write so few that I did not understand...
I'm thinking I'm not the only one who did not understand...  ::)
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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2005, 02:11:00 PM »
 
Help, I have no windows password, so can't schedule automatic scans.

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2005, 02:23:09 PM »
Set a password on your Windows account in control panel > use accounts.

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2005, 06:16:05 PM »
Help, I have no windows password, so can't schedule automatic scans.

Maybe you do not use a password to not have to fill it each boot.
I know it's a security lack, but if you want, there is some auto-login programs that can make your XP automatically logon.
You will have a password (and will be able to schedule scans) and will automatically boot.
For instance: Tweak UI 1.33
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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2005, 06:24:58 PM »
Doesn't work for me.  I keep getting this error message:
http://img121.exs.cx/img121/3429/ScreenHunter_3.jpg
I've accepted Desktop\Owner and entered and reentered a password, but always the same result.


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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2005, 08:01:51 PM »
Technical...  It doesn't help.  Looking at the error message:
http://img121.exs.cx/img121/3429/ScreenHunter_3.jpg
You are asked to use the Task page Browse button to locate the application.  Problem is, I did use the Browse button to locate the application.  As far as the Password is concerned, I do enter and reenter it.  The problem here is that I have never used a password to log-on to WinXP, and I don't care about ever having to use one.  So I think I'd best just forget about scheduling my scans.

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2005, 03:46:47 AM »
So I think I'd best just forget about scheduling my scans.

Why?
You can search the web for a lot of schedulers, freeware, that can replace Windows Tasks.

For instance:
http://www.americansys.com/ezscheduler.htm  ;)
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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2005, 09:46:10 AM »
hi TEC
is there a scheduler able to run program while you are connect to the net?
able to detect the net connection , and able after to run some exe???

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #27 on: January 13, 2005, 02:46:15 AM »
So I think I'd best just forget about scheduling my scans.

Why?
You can search the web for a lot of schedulers, freeware, that can replace Windows Tasks.

For instance:
http://www.americansys.com/ezscheduler.htm  ;)



Thanks for the link Technical.  It works super, and with a lot less hassle than the Windows Scheduler.  Use the browse button to locate the program you want to run, and use the Parameters window to put in the drive you want scanned, for me C:, and that's all there is to it.  There will be an icon placed in the system tray, near the clock.  This icon cannot be removed if you want the program to run at the scheduled time.
« Last Edit: January 13, 2005, 03:44:13 PM by dld »

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2005, 04:06:30 AM »
hi TEC
is there a scheduler able to run program while you are connect to the net?
able to detect the net connection , and able after to run some exe???

Sure... The best! NETRUN
It works perfectly (although no more updates). I can't imagine my life without NetRun...

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Re: HOWTO: Scheduled Automatic Scans w/ Free Version!
« Reply #29 on: January 15, 2005, 07:52:16 AM »
Wow, that looks alot like my post from a while back

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=7129.0

Thanks for the credit...
« Last Edit: January 15, 2005, 07:54:26 AM by Your Fuzzy God »