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Visual Basic - Detect if the computer is idle


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HannibalGraham

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I've been trying to get my computer to recognize if it's idle or not since I want the computer scheduled to shut down, but I don't always want it to shut down right away. Problem is, the scheduler built into windows just immediately shuts the computer down regardless if I'm idle, let alone waiting for idle at all. I already have a good idea on how to do it, but I have no idea how to check the idle status. I've looked and I can't really find anything that helps me. Also need to have the timer to restart if it comes out of idle, since I want it idle for at least 15 minutes before it shuts down.


Edited by HannibalGraham, 09 February 2017 - 12:55 PM.

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See if this works for you:

 

http://www.vbforfree...dle-systemwide/


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