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Send HTTP request to website with password and username, then record results

I need to record certain numbers (temperature and others) from a web-based monitoring service (LaCrosse Alerts). However, you must login to use this service. I have an account, and am starting to ...
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Simplest setup on Windows to send HTTP request, get and apply regex to response, and write match(es) to output file

I'd like to write a script that records the size of the close votes review queue on SO (currently ~95.5k), polling just a few times an hour, so I could plot a general trend. I know what I'm going to ...
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Script to schedule a program to open and automatically navigate to a window within the program

I need to take a scheduled snapshot of my computer screen once a day for data logging purposes. I work for a company, and this program that I need the data from has only 5 licences and cannot be left ...
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Pass actual credentials to a script from Scheduled task

What I would do is using Putty on Windows to connect to a SAN switch and get results from a command. I use Powershell as scripting language and it could be done easily but i don't want to save the ...
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Windows Task Scheduler to move files to a different folder

I have my phone set up so that when it takes photos, it sends them to file on my desktop. I would like to have a task run once a day that checks the folder and then Creates a folder on the external ...
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Scheduled logoff scripts

I wondered if it was possible to launch a logoff script only, for example, every friday. Can this task be scheduled in Active Directory or must I programm a scripts that adds and remove it every ...
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How can I open a specific URL every 9 hours in Windows?

I need my computer to open a specificĀ URL every 9 hours, even when the computer is locked (Win-key + L). How can I achieve that? I must add that I have zero knowledge about scripting for Windows.
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call ant script/java program once a file transfered in FTP

I have a folder on my windows 7 pc, that once a file was copied successful to my folder - I would like to invoke ant script/call java code that will accept the file name and location. How can I do ...
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Run Linux script at time 'n' on first day, 'n+15 mins' next day, and so on

I'm trying to take timelapse images using my webcam. What I want to do is run a script at midnight on 1st Jan, then 00:15 on 2nd Jan, 00:30, 3rd Jan and so on. This can keep running forever, I'll ...
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Run script on Windows every n minutes

What's the best way on a Windows machine to run some sort of script every n minutes? I've googled around and read that Windows Scheduler is best avoided.
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How to set a Linux Ditribution to self-destruct (to wipe everything from the system partition) via a script

I know this is a rather strange question, but I actually need to implement something like this for work. I shall be helping to facilitate a course that uses licensed software. The software is somewhat ...