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TP link ethernet ping cmd window problem

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#1 jmcnizzle


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 11:16 AM

So im using a tp link ethernet plug and had problems with disconnects so i follow the instructions of this video

This basically sets up a constant ping by creating a .bat file and using task scheduler to start it on start up which it does.


Problem is to hide it in the background.

He says to create a VBS file and use task scheduler to start it, here is the text in the VBS file(path will be where the VBS file is located) but it still wont hide


Dim WinScriptHost
Set WinScriptHost = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WinScriptHost.Run Chr(34) & "C:\PATH\TO\FILE" & Chr(34), 0
Set WinScriptHost = Nothing


Another guy in the comments mentioned this to help hide the cmd window, which i also have done but also doesnt work


"creating a new Scheduled Task, linking it to C:\Windows\system32\PING.EXE, adding the parameters -t xxx.xxx.x.x into the schedule avoids all problems with the Cmd screen."


Maybe i done this schedule wrong, he didn't give much info.

Anyways if someone could help me hide the cmd window it would be awesome

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#2 Trikein


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:18 PM

Not to discredit your idea, but wouldn't it be easier/better to just stop it from going idle to begin with? Seems to be a issue with the power saving mode as mentioned on page 3 of manual. What model adapter is it? If the AV200, try some of the instructions found here to download and use the SwitchPowerSaveTool.

Edited by Trikein, 11 January 2017 - 12:26 PM.

#3 jmcnizzle

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:27 AM

Oh sweet cheers

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