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How to Restart Crashed Programs Automatically in Vista

Sometimes programs like email or your webserver monitoring applications might have crashed and did not start automatically. Application Monitor is a freeware program that constantly checks the processes previously chosen by the user, and when it detects that one of those processes has stopped working it will start it again. So in any case the programs selected by you crashes, then Application Monitor will start it back for you.

Application Monitor

With the add button, you can start adding application which you want to monitor. AppMonitor has been developed keeping in mind all the admin and power users who use programs that must always been running and that don’t have a built-in restart function.

Application Monitor is pretty useful tool especially if you are running a web server or a monitoring tool for websites.

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  1. Quite a useful tool, there are several times when the application crash and vista does not have a option to restart it, this will definitely be useful ­čÖé

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  6. […] About us Application Monitor Automatically Restarts a Crashed App [Featured Windows Download] Thursday, October 9th, 2008 @ 5:30 pm | Author: admin Windows only: Application Monitor is a free utility that monitors user-specified applications to ensure they’re running. If a program is not running, Application Monitor restarts it. Let’s say, for example, your roommate is prone to shutting down your BitTorrent client when you’re away from your computer. You return home expecting the movie you’d been downloading to be ready for your viewing pleasure, then discover the download hasn’t even been running. If you had set Application Monitor to keep an eye on your BitTorrent client, it would have automatically restarted your BitTorrent app and you’d be enjoying a fresh bowl of popcorn right now. Application Monitor isn’t something you’d want to set up with every application on your system, but under the right circumstances it’s really handy. OS X users, check out previously mentioned Lingon. Application Monitor [via Life Rocks 2.0] […]

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  8. […] are closed, then it should be started automatically. We have covered one such app before called Application Monitor, which automatically starts programs even if it is closed. Keep Running is another small utility […]

  9. […] have previously covered free applications (Application Monitor and Keep Running) to restart crashed or closed application automatically. Restarter is another free […]

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