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OnlyStopWatch v3.93 Updated

billon on 28 Oct 2016
  • 48KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Oct 2016
  • Suggested by guinness

OnlyStopWatch is a simple time monitor that includes a stop-watch and countdown timer. The program can display the hour and miliseconds, and several background options are available.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package (ANSI/Unicode (Windows 2000 and above) /64-bit) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch OnlyStopWatch.exe (ANSI) or OnlyStopWatch_uc.exe (Unicode) or OnlyStopWatch_x64.exe (64-bit).
Similar/alternative apps: Timer Ten Timer
What's new?
  • Optional system sound when the countdown counter reaches zero.
  • Optional feature: Continue or Pause the counter with space key.
  • New language: Ukrainian.
  • Update of the language files.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2013-08-03 11:25

Alternative: Rob Keir's minuscule Timer.exe (8k), including a more subdued display.
http://keir.net/timer.html

__philippe

__philippe on 2013-08-04 16:15

Please see also Timer related forum post:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=849&hilit=timer+keir

__philippe

Checker on 2013-08-04 19:44

@ __philippe: Timer added under "Similar/alternative apps:"

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RunAsDate v1.31 Updated

billon on 14 Oct 2016
  • 55KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Oct 2016
  • Suggested by risk

RunAsDate is a small utility that allows you to run a program in the date and time that you specify. This utility doesn't change the current system date and time of your computer, but it only injects the date/time that you specify into the desired application.

You can run multiple applications simultaneously, each application works with different date and time, while the real date/time of your system continues to run normally.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RunAsDate.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed bug: When a program executed with RunAsDate requested to get the current time in GMT (GetSystemTime and GetSystemTimeAsFileTime API), RunAsDate provided the wrong time with a difference of one hour if the computer date was in summer (With daylight saving time) but the selected RunAsDate date was in winter (Without daylight saving time) and vice versa...
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-10-09 20:35

This is __philippe's territory but I noticed that file version is 1.3.0.0 while "About" shows version 1.31.

MIKLO on 2016-10-10 16:18

I really find this program useful just like most all NIRSOFT products :)
MIKLO

smaragdus on 2016-10-14 00:20

A new version 1.31 of RunAsDate, which fixes the discrepancy between version number and file version number, has been released, for more information see this forum post:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=83544#p83544

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System Scheduler Free v4.40 Updated

Midas on 22 Sep 2016
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 4 Sep 2016
  • Suggested by Allen Smith

System Scheduler Free schedules unattended running of applications, batch files, scripts etc. Intended as a replacement for Windows' own scheduler, the program adds more flexibility and features including popup reminders for appointments, reminders, and events that can be set to run once or every minute, hour, day, week, month, or year.

The program also includes it's own scripting tools for mouse, keyboard, and other operations.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Last window location is written to Windows registry, while the scheduler database is written to the local directory.
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. The application is in the {app} folder
  3. Launch Scheduler.exe
What's new? New:
  • Tree-view style events browser down left hand side, create own categories of events.
  • Exitcode of Run Application is captured.
  • Application ExitCode error conditions can be set in Advanced - Notifications.
COMPATIBILITY:
  • The new ExitCode tracking means that by default any ExitCode above 0 (0=success) will be flagged as an error. This is configurable in Advanced - Notifications.
Fixed:
  • Corrected spurious and random Invalid Function error.
  • Multiple Process Watchers running in the same minute not always firing next Action.
  • Minor GUI improvements and minor bug fixes.
Latest comments
alvin on 2008-09-18 13:24

I got rid of Windows Scheduler and use nnCron instead. Very simple, flexible, and it uses the unix crontab format.

BGM on 2013-06-06 13:51

Wow, I'm a powerpro user, too. Funny how we are all checking out a system scheduler... I use pycron on my server, however.

Ganamyde on 2013-06-06 14:02

No unicode and RunWait support :/

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KShutdown v4.0

webfork on 4 Sep 2016
  • 14MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Aug 2016
  • Suggested by joby_toss

KShutdown is a system scheduling tool to turn off, restart, hibernate, sleep, or log off a computer. It can also lock the screen, show a custom message, or execute a user-defined command at a specified time. The program features various time and delay options, command-line support, and notifications.

Functional in Linux.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL v2
How to extract: Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch kshutdown.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TimeComX Basic, PShutDown, Poweroff

Don't Sleep v3.91

billon on 15 Aug 2016
  • 92KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Aug 2016
  • Suggested by joby_toss

Don't Sleep helps prevent system Shutdown, Standby, Hibernate, Turn Off and Restart operations. This is useful to temporarily disable automatic power-saving tools without modifying any system settings. Works great for running a presentation, defragmenting a disk, or encoding a large file.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DontSleep.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: dont disable poweroff
What's new?
  • Small improvements for Windows Server and update of the language files.
Latest comments
cikenkari on 2011-04-11 11:47

it dosn't work for me sorry,
i'm using antiscreensaver http://eng.softq.org/small_utils.htm, it's just work fine!

Beau on 2012-02-05 17:25

I've been using Don't Sleep for some time now and it works great for me. It updates frequently but I never had a problem with the many previous versions. I use it when doing routine unattended maintenance, when making large backups and downloads.

allclownsareevil on 2012-02-05 19:20

I think "Don't Sleep" should win an award for the most updated program on TPFW. :-) Works well though, thanks.

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