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Windows 7 is shutting down unexpectedly, according to the logs

Here's a message from my eventvwr EventLog (Windows Logs > System): The previous system shutdown at 11:51:15 AM on ‎7/‎29/‎2009 was unexpected. This is funny because I was wondering why the system ...
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What tool can give me a hourly reminder?

I'm looking for a tool, that can alert me every hour with a popup and a message (like "take your medicine..") I'm running Windows XP.
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Timer application for Windows? [closed]

Can you suggest a good timer application for Windows? It is surprising how useful a timer is for cooking, meditation, and for even giving oneself a timeout while working. I am not interested in any ...
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How can I launch games so that while playing there is a visible, but not obtrusive session timer visible?

When I play games, it would be useful to know how long I've been playing (without having to remember when I started). Several solutions exist that provide session timers, but they are obtrusive, ...
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System tick timer interrupt in SMP

Is system tick timer interrupt in SMP system synchronized among CPUs/cores? If not, how is it solved?* Sorry for my English. EDIT: With system tick timer interrupt I mean interrupt from system timer ...
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Auto-terminate a Windows application after a given amount of time

I'm looking for a way for a user to launch a Windows application that will only run for a given amount of time, say an hour. After the hour is up, an alert window will pop up, saying "Program will be ...