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Windows Task Scheduler to wake from sleep and play a video

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I wrote a temperature logger program and entered it as a scheduled task in Windows XP. So far, I was able to achieve this objective: 1. Get the task to run even before anyone logs in (i.e. at the ...
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I've just created an Automator workflow and I'm using crontab to execute it at night. The problem is that, after a while, the machine is going to sleep and a password is required (this is the intended ...
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