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Trigger to run another program automatically

  1. #1

    Posts : 22
    Windows 8

    Trigger to run another program automatically

    When I am watching a movie via Media Player Classic, I would like to use my phone to operate as a remote. So it requires a program loaded, like Unified Remote or the like. Would it be possible to load it automatically and unload it when I exit the movie player?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,071
    Windows 8.0 x64

    I wrote a little script called RunGroup to run programs as a group. You may download here:
    Miles Ahead Software

    Make the movie player the main program and your remote utility the ancillary program. It's easy to set up. Just read the Readme.txt.

    Edit: Note that I only tested this with desktop type programs. It should work for XP and later. I don't see why it wouldn't work for W8 desktop programs.
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