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Cron for Windows and running PHP script from it ?

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I want to fire query at a database and then email the result to a user . This I want to do everyday automatically.

I thought to use cron for it. If there is any other better way please tell me ?

If there is no other way then please tell me a cron software for windows and running a php script from it ?
Feb 6 '08 #1
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On Windows use a Windows Scheduled Task not cron.
The task needs to run php.exe and your script on the same command line.
Test the command line from a DOS command prompt then insert this into the 'run' bar inside the task scheduler..
So long as you have the neccesary permissions it is quite easy.
Feb 6 '08 #2

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