Starting and Stopping nnCron LITE

If nnCron LITE is installed under Windows 9*/ME, it starts as a regular application. In Windows NT/2000/XP, nnCron LITE is started by default as a system service.

nnCron LITE home directory contains a batch file named startcron.bat, which checks the version of operating system and automatically start nnCron LITE in an appropriate way: either as a service or as a regular application.

By default, nnCron LITE service is started on system startup using built-in System account, but it can be run "in the name of" any registered user who has sufficient rights (see Note), in other words, nnCron LITE service will use this user account to log in. To do this, select nnCron LITE service in the the Services window (Control panel - Aministrative Tools - Services - cron), open Properties dialogue, select This Account on LogOn tab and enter the user name and password of the required user.

If a user wants to run nnCron LITE as a regular application under Windows NT/2000/XP, he can do this by starting nnCron LITE from command line with key -ns:

cron.exe -ns

In order to stop nnCron LITE and unload it from memory, you can use either of these two methods:


Note: in order to run nnCron LITE not as System, but as particular user, this user must have the following rights (see Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Local Security Settings - User Rights Assignment):

(user System has these rights by default).