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    Keystroke macro - stop screen saver form kicking in

    G'day all, been on vacation. IT guys with too much free time on their hands implemenetd a windooze policy that starts my screen saver every 10 mins. I travel alot and like to watch dvd's which sucks now as I have to hit the keyboard every 10 mins else the password protector screen saver kicks in and I have to login again.

    Any no of a program that emulates a key stroke in the background. I did a quick search or download.com and say mostly programs that capture key strokes

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    If you IT guys have too much free time why don't you use one of them to stand there and press the key for you, thus solving the problem and showing them the idiocy of thier idea
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    how about turning the screen saver off?

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    Do you know how to code in c or c++? Do you have a compiler? It shouldn't be that hard to send an occasional keystroke to the keyboard buffer. The hard part would be to send something that won't interfere with you typing.

    While working at my last job, someone told me about one of my predecessors. He wrote a program that made a key click sound. So when his back was turned, it sounded like he was working to the casual observer. His plan fell apart when someone heard him snoring while his key click program was running. He was then able to work on a whole new program, unemployment.

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    At the risk of sounding predictable...


    SHOOT EM!!

    Friggin developer wannbees.



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    Originally posted by Mr.Hanky
    At the risk of sounding predictable...
    Too late!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Originally posted by Mr.Hanky
    SHOOT EM!!
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    Originally posted by marist89
    So that's what you do with your time now that you have completely automated everything with your job.

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    Jeff understands, he has been there.

    Classic Catch22, predictable yes, but if I didn't say it you would all be dissapointed. Far be it from me to let the RDBMS community down.

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    Originally posted by gandolf989
    So that's what you do with your time now that you have completely automated everything with your job.
    something like that.
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