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Windows 7: Possible to have program / file launch on waking? (not startup)

12 Jun 2015   #1
Xhexx

64bit Windows Professional
 
 
Possible to have program / file launch on waking? (not startup)

I'm not sure if I've been looking in the wrong places or it can't be done, but I thought I'd at least ask before seeking alternatives.

There's a few programs and a word document or two that I "need" to launch on waking, not startup (multiple users on the computer and nobody shuts it down - only sleep/hibernates it).

Can this be done? If so, I was hoping somebody could possibly point me in the right direction?

Thank you in advance everyone :)


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12 Jun 2015   #2
paul1149

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1
 
 

You probably can create a task that is triggered "on workstation unlock".
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12 Jun 2015   #3
Xhexx

64bit Windows Professional
 
 

I'll give that a try, thanks!
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13 Jun 2015   #4
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

In case above won't work (due to no unlock taking place? - no password perhaps) https://win7suspendresume.codeplex.com/
Allows to run batch files upon suspend and/or resume, see if it helps.
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