Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How do I get one program shutting down to auto shut down another?

06 Jul 2012   #1
paulza

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
How do I get one program shutting down to auto shut down another?

I'm new here and believe me I have searched for an answer, but if someone could point me to where I might find one I'd appreciate it.
My VPN network has a habit of disconnecting me at odd times while I am sending files and my computer automatically then reconnects me directly thru my IP provider Comcast which is not as secure as I'd like.
Is there a way to have the shutting down of one program (VPN) automatically shut down another (TeamViewer etc)?
I read today about programs such as KillIt? but could not find much info on its working that is within my limited expertise.

Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Jul 2012   #2
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You could go to Event Viewer and find the entry that gets created when your VPN shuts down. Link that specific event with a Task you would create that performs the action you want the machine to take. That way every time that event occurs it should automatically launch your task and execute the action you specify.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How do I get one program shutting down to auto shut down another?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Laptop wont shut down.. just shows the 'shutting down' logo for hours!
Hello My problem really is as simple as the title of this thread: 'Laptop wont shut down.. just shows the 'shutting down' logo for hours!' Only way I can 'shut it down' is hold the power button down or pull the battery out ! Any ideas? Thanks
General Discussion
PC auto shut down under Administrator
I need my sons PC to automatically shut down and lock him out of it (say from 12a-6a). He has to be the administrator on the PC because he has certain software that simply won't work unless you're signed in as one (don't ask me why, it's stupid). Another reason being, he needs to be able to add...
General Discussion
Shutting down freezes PC, won't shut down completely.
Hello users of the Seven Forums! About one year ago I've got this new PC, and I've never had any problems with shutting it down, but my PC decided it was about time to show some weird failure in completely turning off. Steps I take when shutting down: Start > Shut down > *Background...
Performance & Maintenance
PC Slow to shut off when shutting down (RAID 1)
I have no idea why this is happening, and I've dealt with it for too long now. Whenever I shutdown my pc (Windows 7 x64), the actual shutdown screen goes away in a reasonable amount of time, but my PC takes about another 8-10 minutes to shut off. Yes, that is 8-10 minutes to shut off. What is...
Performance & Maintenance
Auto Start & Shut Down
Here's what's going on. I want to leave my PC torrenting overnight, but I have to turn off my PC before I leave. So, I want to start a timer that will automatically start my PC up at 11:30, and shutdown at 5:30. Simple? Well, I have afew issues. 1: The login screen. I have no password on my...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:11.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App