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System sounds with Task Scheduler RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm trying to get windows to play a startup .WAV file

    I'm trying to get windows to play an InternetExplorer startup .WAV file.

     I created a task in Microsoft > Windows > Multimedia

     Settings:

    Program / Script = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe"

    Add Arguments (optional) = "C:\Users\Albert's_Computer\My Documents\ShutDown.WAV"

    Start In (optional) = "C:\Users\Albert's_Computer\My Documents"

     

    What did I do wrong ???? Do I need quote the marks around the entries????

    Hope someone can help......

    I'm trying to intercept certain programs with a branch to a (text-to-speech "SayIt" created .WAV file)

     So the computer says some stupid thing when certain programs launch or exit..

     

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011 5:19 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

     

    Please do not include quotation marks or a trailing slash for “Start in (optional)” option.

     

    For the detailed information, please refer to the following Microsoft TechNet article:

     

    Configure an Immediate Task Item (Windows Vista and later versions)

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd851779.aspx

     

    Regards,


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