This VBScript example creates a desktop exercise reminder that sleeps in the background and reminds you to take a break every 45 minutes. If you’re an office worker, this example is sure to help you battle the sedentary lifestyle.

I encourage you to visit the exercise reminder tutorial to learn how to customize the script.

dTimer=InputBox("Enter timer interval in minutes","Set Timer") 'minutes

do until IsNumeric(dTimer)=True
  dTimer=InputBox("Invalid Entry" & vbnewline & vbnewline & _ 
         "Enter timer interval in minutes","Set Timer") 'minutes

if dTimer<>"" then
  WScript.Sleep dTimer*60*1000 'convert from minutes to milliseconds
  t=MsgBox("Take a Walk." & vbnewline & vbnewline & "Restart Timer?", _
    vbYesNo, "It's been " & dTimer &" minute(s)")
  if t=6 then 'if yes
       'continue loop
  else 'exit loop
       exit do
  end if
end if

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