I run Win98SE & I am wondering how OEP`s scheduled-download feature works.
Specifically, does it need the Microsoft Windows SchedulingAgent and/or the Microsoft Windows TaskMonitor to be running in the background?
I ask because I have disabled these Windows items from launching since I do not use them directly. (I have an old PC that can only handle a limited amount of RAM.)
When I do schedule programs, I use a more powerful utility that`s always running anyways because it can do much more in addition to running scheduled tasks: KeyText.
But with this configuration, OEP`s daily scheduled downloads have not been working -- even after I configured KeyText to launch the OEP .exe everyday, shortly before my OEP projects are scheduled to begin downloading.
Please let me know if I need to re-enable Microsoft`s SchedulingAgent and/or TaskMonitor or if there is another problem. I am curious to know how OEP`s scheduling system works.
Offline Explorer uses internal scheduler and it doesn`t require any external scheduling program. In previous versions there was a bug and scheduling started only two minutes after Offline Explorer runs. 2.4 or later version should be run 1 minute in advance before the first scheduled Project starts.
Also, you can use command line to start desired Projects. You can read more about it in the Help file.
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