cron for windows, process is OK, but application is not opening

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Old 09-16-2009
cron for windows, application is not opening

Dear All,

I need a help.

i have an mapped drive application. I want to start this application using cron. I have downloaded cron setup from the below link:

And it crontab file works fine.

But if i want to start an application. Then process is getting executed and it is running. But the actual graphic application is not appearing.

In crontab file i have used, the below line to execute the application every minute.
* * * * * c:\conve.exe

Only process is getting executed, but application is not opening...

Guide me,

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anybody there to help me..

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How to execute an aaplication from crontab

Last edited by vasanth.vadalur; 09-16-2009 at 01:15 PM.. Reason: instatnt reply required
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Old 09-16-2009
This is a unix shell programming board. Your "cron" application is a piece of shareware being used to run an unspecified program on an unspecified version of Windows.

I would try the software author.

One comment though: unix cron is designed to run applications which require no physical terminal. Have you tried Windows Scheduled Tasks?
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Old 09-16-2009
Thanks. Windows schedule program is working fine.

But, my requirement is

I need to check one folder 1 minute once, and then give instant message/pop-up if new files arrived as new files reached.

What to do...

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