Time Sheet Reminder


Time Sheet Reminder
Time Sheet Reminder
For MS Windows XP
Simple Solution
Use MS Windows XP’s “Scheduled Tasks”
Start-->All Programs-->Accessories-->System Tools-->Scheduled Tasks
Double click on the “Add Scheduled Task” wizard
The Schedule Task Wizard will appear
Click on the “Next >” button
• The wizard will provide a set applications
• Click the “Browse…” button
• The following “Select Program to Schedule”
dialog box will appear
In the “File name:” field, enter the following:
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
Then, click on the “Open” button
• Name your task by changing
“Internet Explorer”
“Time Sheet”
• The wizard will now ask how often you
wish to perform this task:
• Select “Daily” & click the “Next >” button
• Select the start time
• Select “Weekdays”
• Select the start date
• Click the “Next >” button
• The wizard will ask which user you wish the application
to “run” as:
• Run the app as yourself (STSCI\username)
• Enter your password (this is the same password for
logging into your Windows laptop/desktop)
• Click on the “Next >” button
• The wizard's confirmation box will appear:
• Check the “Open advanced properties for this task when I click
Finish” box
• Click the “Finish” button
• The advanced properties dialog box will
Make the following modifications
• In the “Run:” field, change:
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE"
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" -new http://mytime.stsci.edu
• Check the “Run only if logged on” box
• Click the “OK” button
For CSC folks
• Substitute the following URL:
Thanks for their assistance:
• Melissa Russ (ST ITEB Branch Manager)
• Sara Anderson (ST DPAS developer)

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