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How can I set the Reminder to alert every 4 hours instead of just daily/weekly/monthly? RRS feed

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  • So I need to set up a system that will remind the user on a certain recurrence interval, like every 4 hours. 

    Is there any way to get a Reminder to work on a custom recurrence interval? Because the only option now that I know of is to set the RecurrenceType to RecurrenceInterval, which only supports daily, weekly, monthly and yearly recurrences.

    Are there any work-arounds, hacks or alternatives? Would it be better if I would send a ShellToast in a PeriodicTask? 

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013 7:45 AM

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  • Maybe Windows Notification Service?

    Matt Small - Microsoft Escalation Engineer - Forum Moderator
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    NOTE: If I ask for code, please provide something that I can drop directly into a project and run (including XAML), or an actual application project. I'm trying to help a lot of people, so I don't have time to figure out weird snippets with undefined objects and unknown namespaces.

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013 2:44 PM