A Warning to Windows users.
tuicemen last edited by
I've had issues with Windows automation since Windows 98 maybe even as far back as 3.1 so this is Not unique to TRIGGERcmd.
The biggest problem is Windows Auto Updates, turn this feature off. Turning your PC off with reboot, shutdown, or any system call can result in a corrupt OS, other software failing if update is running in the background.
It can get as bad as having to do a total reinstall of the OS. (happened once to me)
Windows has a restore function that sometimes will help (if you have it enabled) I've never had any luck with it.
Windows Updates have also been know to lock up causing all kinds of issues. So monitor the updates!
Windows will update drivers to what it believes is the best one and this has cause me issues on several occasions in the past. So I've also disabled the driver updates until I can monitor those installs.
It is easier to fix an issue caused from an Windows update if you can catch it right after the update and knowing when the last update was is half the battle.
I've stopped using Windows for Automation for over 2 years now.