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Can I make a App launch while plugging in a certain usb?

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    Can I make a App launch while plugging in a certain usb?


    Ok so this may be a bit far fetched but i was wondering if there is away to make a app launch when i plug in a certain USB device?

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    Click image for larger version Do you mean this?
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    no, i mean for custom USB's not as a drive

    well what im after is i have a custom bluetooth module usb and i want is when i plug it in i want it to open a exe
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    What kind of exe ?
    Sounds dangerous to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdarkmario View Post
    no, i mean for custom USB's not as a drive

    well what im after is i have a custom bluetooth module usb and i want is when i plug it in i want it to open a exe
    Try to create a task in task scheduler. If you run into any problems doing that, there are some really qualified people(in this case much more than I) here that can help.
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    i have been using windows for years starting from windows 95 and i still find using the task scheduler hard, i just cant understand it...
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    THIS APP is exactly what i want and it works, but i dont like downloading many programs, is theres no way for windows to naively launch apps on usb connection then i have no choice to resort to that.
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    Check this out to learn how to create a basic task in task scheduler.
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