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Windows 7: who knows a program that can monitor changes on screen

04 May 2010   #11

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I also wanted a software like the one that you described, that can notify me when a specific screen area changed.
But I think , with mix of these 4 softwares you can reach that goal (maybe - you can try) :

1- As you mentioned you must use a software that capture screen every (for example 10 seconds)
you can use this shareware software or any other software that you know that can capture screen in predefined period of time :
Auto Screenshot Maker 2.0
Auto Screenshot Maker - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET

2-Copy changed files
Copy changed files - FREE software.
This software copy any files that have any changing in their sizes (copy the screenshots)

3- Directory Monitor :
DevEnterprise.NET | Projects
This software monitor any folders and when a file in that folder changed , it execute any software

4- A software that when it launched , it can produce sound !!!
you can choose any games or software that can do this
for example winamp (it resumes the music where it left)

note : maybe this solution doesn't work but you can give it a try

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 May 2010   #12

Win7 Home Premium 64x

Depending on what change is occuring. If it is the Icon file itself, you could have the program fire when the .ico file changes.
If the change is which .ico file the program is using, then maybe when the program shortcut is modified?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 May 2010   #13


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mlevy View Post
When the icon changes I'm assuming there's a change happening to the file itself, correct? If so, monitor that file for a change to the modified date (there has to be SOMETHING that can trigger off that) and sound your 'alarm'...
thanks... that was the hint i needed ; )
there is indeed a change in a file happening when the icon changes. i found a free program that monitors file changes... its called monidir2k.exe. i conifigured it so that a alarmsound is played once the file changes

thanks for all the contributions!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 May 2010   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Glad I could help.

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