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I'd like to open a website at regular intervals per day, i.e., the browser should open and automatically navigate towards a pre-set URL.

I looked at options like scheduling to open browser, but I can't figure out how to open it with a default URL. (No I do not want to make this my start page)

Any help is appreciated

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O.o Why? To me I would get annoyed at the self created pop-ups. – KronoS Nov 6 '12 at 17:59
I understand it gives off that sense. But the reason is, I need to be filling out certain webform once perday and I keep forgetting. Besides, it's a curiosity whether such a thing can be done. – user168605 Nov 6 '12 at 18:01
Understandable. I just wasn't able to think of a use case that made sense to use this functionality. – KronoS Nov 6 '12 at 18:02
possible duplicate of Set windows scheduler to open a webpage or the bookmark – Andrew Mar 11 '15 at 13:25
up vote 2 down vote accepted

You can make a batch script that starts the browser with the desired URL (for example "c:\program files\internet exploder\iexplore.exe ''" would be valid for internet explorer to open and automatically navigate to
You can then schedule that batch file to be run when you want it to.

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Thanks Raziel.. – user168605 Nov 6 '12 at 18:02
  1. Use Task Scheduler

  2. Make it launch something like iexplore.exe "" (replace with your browser's executable, such as firefox.exe etc.)


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Thanks Karan. Works! :) – user168605 Nov 6 '12 at 18:02
Glad it helped. Since you're new here, remember to accept whichever answer best solved your issue. – Karan Nov 6 '12 at 18:06

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