Can you recommend an alarm clock for Windows 7?

Sahil Dave October 21, 2010
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Is there any software by which I can set a time for my laptop to turn on automatically and play an mp3, so that it serves me as an alarm clock?

  1. Coolboy
    November 24, 2011 at 9:57 am

    tell the name of the software if possible

  2. Yoshi B12
    February 17, 2011 at 9:49 am

    For some reason although it sort of works for me but not quite. you should be able to check the "Wake the computer to run this task" under the conditions task. I ran a test by setting the alarm for a few minutes ahead and put my laptop into sleep or hibernate. Now with the laptop not being of it should be able to run the task of the alarm. For some reason it doesn't. Any suggestions? And I have checked the run at highest privileges and run if user is logged in or not.

  3. childrens clocks
    January 18, 2011 at 8:32 am

    there would have to be another running computer on the network to send the wake on lan command (this is all pure uninformed speculation on my part)

  4. Mseyf
    November 3, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    How is a program going to run if the computer is turned off? If the computer is hard wired to the network, maybe enable wake on lan and auto run a media player, but there would have to be another running computer on the network to send the wake on lan command (this is all pure uninformed speculation on my part)

    • Nameit
      November 7, 2010 at 5:28 am

      LOL!!!

  5. Sahil Dave
    October 31, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    these are still not working :(
    is there something to do with my system ???
    i have windows 7 64 bit
    i want the alarm to turn on the laptop...i would not leave the laptop on AC power..just set the alarm at night and shut it down....

  6. Anonymous
    October 24, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    HiTry AlarmWiz-Sharewarehttp://www.acrovista.com/alarmwiz/tip1-n.htmlWith AlarmWiz, you can easily create a wake-up alarm or reminder by visually creating an alarm by following the steps below. In this example, we will create an alarm which plays an audio file every weekday morning at 7:30 with snoozing enabled.orSet Computer as Alarm Clock1.Press Start, ~> Control Panel ~>Classic View ~>Administrator Tools ~> Task Scheduler ~> Creat Basic Task.2.In the box, enter any name you want and give it a description. The click 'Next'.3.How often to do you want task to start? Click daily if you are using your computer as a regular alarm call. Click 'Next'.4.You will be asked what time you wish task to start. Enter the time you want and hit 'Next'.5.Click on Start a Program ~> Next ~> Browse. Browse for a song or other sound you wish to use as your alarm call. Double click to select ~> Next ~> Finish
    6.How to delete this Scheduled Task? Open the Task Scheduler and click on the Task Scheduler Library on the left sidebar. You will see the list of scheduled tasks. Choose the task and click on Delete from the right sidebar.

    .http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oU2ErhJ62Ihttp://www.lytebyte.com/2009/07/07/how-to-set-windows-media-player-to-start-playing-music-automatically-at-a-certain-time/

  7. Sahil Dave
    October 23, 2010 at 3:18 am

    i tried using this....using task scheduler to play song in WMP
    http://windows7forums.com/tweaks-guides-howto/18402-windows-media-player-alarm-clock-using-task-scheduler.html

    but it didnt work for me....can you tell me how to use task scheduler, there wasnt any option saying "turn on the computer" or something like that...there was only "start computer when on AC", but i cannot keep my laptop on AC all night..,.

  8. Aibek
    October 22, 2010 at 10:28 am

    I found an app called Alarm, check it out

    http://download.cnet.com/Alarm/3000-2350_4-10742679.html?tag=mncol;5

    alternatively you may just use Windows Task Scheduler or any programs with similar functionality. You won't need to install anything for that. The following two articles show how to accomplish what you need in simple steps.

    Run Programs Automatically Using Windows Task Scheduler
    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-automate-windows-programs-on-a-schedule/

    A Free Portable Alternative To Windows Task Scheduler
    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/a-free-portable-alternative-to-windows-scheduled-tasks/

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