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Macro Program - No Install

Hi everyone,

I need to find a program that will allow me to program and execute very simple keyboard macros. But, I need this to use on my work PC which I can not install any software on.

So, do you know of any macro program I can use to do this that is a standalone app (No install) to runs on a PC?

Thanks for any help!

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No.

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Portable Version?

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So there is not anything that can even run as a portable app?

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Have you found such?

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Since I never found such I offered the hardware solution.

Why wouldn't that work?

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Laptop

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It would, but I work on a laptop and not always at my desk. Its fine when I am there, but when I am away, it is not really practical to carry around a full size keyboard.

Thanks for the suggestion nonetheless.

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Time to talk to the boss.

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However you may have a paid by the hour job. What incentive is there to get it done faster?

(No, I'm all for productivity but its fun to see what drives people.)

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Drive For Productivity

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Job is salaried.

The faster I can get certain tasks done, the less time I spend late at the office and working at home.

Also, just to automate some very repetitive tasks I have to do from time to time.

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There are things like ...

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batch files and scripts. Can be used very well for (some) repeating tasks. As long as you don't detail what those tasks are nobody can tell.

Kees

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If you need it for your work ...

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and your boss presses hard enough, the IT dept might allow a license.

It's all about money. If he can prove you save 1 hour of work a day, or make 5% less errors, it saves the company a certain amounts of $$. And the higher the ROI, the bigger the chance of it being allowed by someone these days.

Kees

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