Author Topic: Pause for N minutes feature  (Read 4045 times)

Offline dpsharp

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Pause for N minutes feature
« on: April 26, 2009, 09:11:51 AM »

The one feature I miss since I upgraded to Alt.Binz from GrabIt is the 'Pause for N minutes/hours' drop down on the pause button so when you click it you get a menu saying:

Pause for 5 minutes
Pause for 15 minutes
Pause for 30 minutes
Pause for 1 hour
Pause for 2 hours
etc.

You select how long you want to pause for and it automatically unpauses after that time.

It's a very useful feature for those of us on limited bandwidth connections who sometimes want to pause briefly to do some browsing without having to remember to manually un-pause again later.

Anyway, keep up the good work with Alt.Binz, it's an excellent piece of software.

Offline pilotsnipes

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 02:50:21 PM »
+1

Offline necrocowboy

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2009, 09:34:06 AM »
Hi & +1

Not a change to alt.binz but a possible solution.  When I want to pause downloads, I suspend the active process or programme and that has the effect of pausing the download.  I use process tool from beyondlogic (http://www.beyondlogic.org/solutions/processutil/processutil.htm) and have a CMD file containing the following to pause altbinz & folding....

"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -s altbinz.exe
"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -s FahCore_11.exe
"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -s FahCore_14.exe

To resume, command line changes to...
"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -r altbinz.exe
"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -r FahCore_11.exe
"P:\Admin Scripts\Process tool\process.exe" -r FahCore_14.exe

Alternatively, you could use PsSuspend from Sysinternals / Microsoft

Hope this helps

Offline Moose

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2009, 03:25:48 PM »
+1 for this, I'm forever forgetting to unpause my downloads after I'm done gaming online or whatever

Offline duffman

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009, 06:08:35 PM »
+1 again on this, I always forget to unpause whilst using BW for something else!

Offline bling

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2009, 06:42:34 PM »
+1 for this, I'm forever forgetting to unpause my downloads after I'm done gaming online or whatever


+1 

Gaming requires full BW and I always forget to un-pause alt.binz after I'm done. 

Offline Rdl

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Re: Pause for N minutes feature
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2009, 08:42:59 PM »
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