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Windows 7: Close then re-open software (or a process) at set intervals ?

03 Feb 2015   #21

Windows 7 64Bit

Aha!... now that works DavidE !.

But the batch file (DOS) window stays open afterwards, how do i get it to automatically close once it has been executed ?

Many Thanks

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03 Feb 2015   #22

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Just delete the pause statement.
That is there for troubleshooting so we can see error messages, until we know the bat file works.
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