Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions and answers. If you have a question that has not been answered, please contact us.
Please make sure you are connected to our licensing server and you allow connection through your local or company firewall.
The licensing server address is:
Available port (TCP): 80
If you are not able to perform these actions or you do not have an online connection on that machine then you should request an offline activation.
Follow the steps highlighted in the images below then send the requested information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before changing machines please provide us with the local license key. You can find it by selecting Help in WinTask, then About. Afterwards, copy the local license key to clipboard. Send us an email with your request to email@example.com and make sure to also paste in the local license key.
If access to the data is lost (broken HDD, deleted files etc.) please provide us in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org the following details:
- Order confirmation email - to know the name and company/email.
- Date of purchase.
- License type - WinTask, Runtime or WinTask Pro.
- Number of licenses for each type.
- Period of subscription.
- Online License Key (WTAK...)
Please send us your subscription receipt or order confirmation email and LOCAL KEY to email@example.com . Local key can be copied from Help in WinTask -> About. We will extend it manually and then send you your new local key.
If you cannot access WinTask any more, press Win + R, then type in %programdata%. Inside the WinTask folder you will find a file called license.dat, which contains the local key. This type of folder can be opened with notepad.
WinTask is short for WinTask Developer’s Kit, it can record your actions, create scripts and run them.
RunTime is used for secondary machines and can only run already created .rob files (scripts)
WinTask Pro is a business oriented version of WinTask that can create stand-alone .exe files which can be run on an unlimited number of machines without requiring them to have WinTask or RunTime installed.
If you are under Windows XP or 2003, use the Scheduler included in WinTask full version (the Scheduler is not included in WinTask Lite). Under Windows 7 64 bit/Windows 8 64 bit/Windows 2008 64 bit/Windows 10 64 bit, use the Scheduler included in WinTask x64.
You can automate all applications under Windows XP/2003/2008/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 (as well as software running within a DOS box and emulators).
You can write scripts in the the WinTask language, which is similar to Visual Basic (the comprehensive tutorial include instructions.) Or you can tell us about your requirements, and we will write the script for you as an additional service. Wintaskoffers custom development worldwide and in-person training in Europe.
It’s our policy not to share or sell your e-mail address with any third-party. We value your privacy and want to build a relationship by gaining your trust and satisfaction.
Absolutely. Buy WinTask Pro or a development pack with licensing for 50 RunTimes. Please inquire about the sliding scale cost for licensing.
Yes, you can simulate the use of your software in an intelligent way: selection in menus, batch files, fast key input, and much more. When distributing the installation script, you distribute too the WinTask files needed for script execution (without installing on each PC). Please inquire about the special WinTask runtime license for automatic software installation.
Absolutely. Tell us about your requirements, and we will write the script for you as an additional service. Wintaskoffers custom development worldwide and in-person training in Europe.
Two ways : you can run your script on n individual PCs, or you can simulate a lot of users on a Citrix MetaFrame server with Scapa technology and WinTask as the scripting tool ; see www.scapatech.com.
Yes, with OnAction statement, a script can be launched when the user presses a specified key (or a combination of keys).
Yes, WinTask copies files, displays messages to users, analyzes the presence or the launch of an application, and checks its version. It detects the hour system, the dates of a file or a directory, follows the actions carried out by the users, and acts accordingly.
We offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied.
Prices are in US dollars. If you desire to pay in Euros, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for prices.
No, sorry we do not have anymore a fax machine. Thanks to send your order by email at email@example.com.
Automate the installation of several small programs into one installation application for distribution
“I automate the installation of several small programs into one installation application for distribution on all our ships. With the silent runtime that you provide, I can distribute the scripts along the necessary WinTask files.”
“I use Wintask to do some desktop customization, for example in Windows XP, I have one custom settings that I want to do automatically. Wintask software clicks on the Start Menu > Control Panel > Folder Options > View > Do Not cache thumbnails and then clicks on Apply.”