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Author Topic: Motherboard Alarm - Simple Timer/Alarm Utility  (Read 3088 times)

SingingBoyo

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Motherboard Alarm - Simple Timer/Alarm Utility
« on: April 14, 2010, 11:00:36 PM »
We all get bored sometimes, but I must have been REALLY bored to make this.

Motherboard Alarm is a currently command line timer program.  It lets you enter a time value, creates a timer, and when the given time period has elapsed, causes the motherboard to beep.  I haven't tested it on anything but my own computer, so any feedback/testing is greatly appreciated.  It will only work on Windows boxes, and though it should be portable between windows OS's, the only one I've tested is Windows XP.  

I plan to expand it rapidly, so if you have any ideas for it, post them, and I'll see what I can do.  However, please don't ask for user interfaces, as I'll get that done in my own good time.

See the Readme file in the Zip for more details, along with a few example sessions, and feel free to ask any questions.

Edit: V1 had major bugs, and has been taken out.  V2 fixes these bugs.
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« Last Edit: April 15, 2010, 09:56:04 AM by SingingBoyo »

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Re: Motherboard Alarm - Simple Timer/Alarm Utility
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2010, 12:03:39 AM »
Just realized something important I forgot in the readme. :o  To exit, enter 'exit' (lowercase only!), and to wait for the timers to terminate (all alarms set to that point to finish beeping) enter 'end'. (again,lowercase only).

Apologies to anyone who got stuck without being able to exit.  I'll make sure this is in the next version of the readme!
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Re: Motherboard Alarm - Simple Timer/Alarm Utility
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2010, 04:00:46 PM »
 ;D sounds like fun! Thanks man!!

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Re: Motherboard Alarm - Simple Timer/Alarm Utility
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010, 10:49:40 PM »
Heh, totally forgot this was here.  Ended up stuck with other projects.  Perhaps I'll make a more sophisticated version at some point  :D

Thanks though!
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