Internet Cafe Timer (Stand Alone Mode)

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This is my first submission in this is a Stand alone Mode (No Server required) Internet Café Timer..

It has a 2 Login mode.. 1. Open Hour Mode..2. Limited Time Mode…During Login.. It will display the Remaining Time, The used Time and the running seconds in the small form at the right bottom corner of your computer screen.. In the Limited Time Mode, when hour and minute value is equal to zero.. then the program will locked the Desktop and wait for the next costumer to Login by Entering the Password and the amount of Time Purchased by the costumer….. It has an Admin Setting that can change the password.., can disable the task manager… , can restart and shutdown pc.. When Desktop Lock.. the Program disable the Alt + Tab, Win key, Ctrl + Alt Delete and the Ctrl + Esc

I am working for the Internet Café Timer with (Server and Client) now , and hope to upload it here soon.. Thank’s a lot to all website that provide source code and programming tutorial especially to this site, the This site is a big help to me… Thank’s Admin…

Password : magcayan

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BTW..thnx for uploading this..hmm..can u make me a favor?or help me instead..i want to remove the MAGCAYAN word in the timer??can u help me plz??hehe..^_^ thnk you so much!this is my [email protected]

MAGCAYAN is only an image inserted in the picture box control.. you can simply modify that by inserting your own Design image or logo. Feel free to modify my uploaded program to suit your own needs or interest... you can simply delete MAGCAYAN image and insert your own design....

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It sometimes show the background display and other windows are minimized...

Ohh.. Sorry for that.. but I have fixed the error now,,, please download it again if you don't mind... by the way, thank's to your comment about the bug..

I have fixed the error now.. please download it again if you dont mind... by the way,. thank's for ur comment about the bug...

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can u tell me what is the password for admin n username??

For Admin

username : ADMIN

password : magcayan


For Limited Time

username : Cafe Timer

password : magcayan


You can change the password in Admin Settings...

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now i can open the VB file, but when i run it, i can't open it because there's a password, and the password you gave didn't work. when i click run, TRAXEX is showing up, and she's always saying VIEW OPTION. when i click the button view option, she needs a password.

Do you have a tutorial how to make this internet cafe timer? not how to work. tnx.

I am unable to change my password because i don't know the old password. kindly sent it to me.

Hi sir,

I set the time into 15mins and played counter strike, or san andreas, even need for speed. After 15mins it still allowing me to play. when I exit the game, the screen is already block. Is there's a way to fixed this issue? how to throw the window back to the system after time limit?

i am using windows xp and try to play counter strike and set the time limit to 15 minutes... after the time laps (15mins), the game counter strike minimized and the program blocked the screen.. the background image is the set focus... there is no error occured... maybe its depend in the OS used... please try to run my program in windows xp and let me know if still you got the same error.... i never try this run in windows 7 or vista... so i dont know if its because of the OS used

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Hi sir,

I've tried your program in windows xp, now here is the case. if the time set is 30 mins, it blocks the screen. I tried increasing the time to 1hr, the blocker failed to get the focus. It still allow me to use the computer after the time set, until I close the game.

Thanks in advance.

Sir thanks i try this in my LANSHOP

I really want to install and try your software sir, however i cant seem to install it... do i need a VB to install the app? I've been trying to click the exe file but its not initiating kase,.. hoping you could help me with this. thanks

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Open the bin folder, then open debug folder and then double click the Cafe Timer.exe...
you can still run the program even though you have not visual studio installed in your pc..

please help me I need to try the program, to see if it can help me in my LAN shop.

Thank you so much

sir, I run the cafe timer.exe in the debug folder but it won't run I'm getting application failed to initialized properly. Please help me how to run the program, I need it for my small home cafe shop.

Thank you in advance. my e mail [email protected]

good A.M, i dont know why you can't run the exe file coz,, i have try it in my pc for several times and it works for me with no error .... i am using windows xp... maybe its because of your OS, try to run the program in another computer if you have with win xp Operating System..

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Hello JB Thanks I have succesfully run the program but it won't start at start up anyway I made a shortcut in the start up folder and it runs now,

but it won't save the admin settings like disable task manager, hide the shutdown menu and run at start up. Also You can restart even the timer is running, please disable user restarting or shutting down the PC. and please can you add a last 3 minutes warning message if the user time is running out to give them a chance to save work or logged out their accounts.

Thank you so much for your very good program. e mail [email protected]

The Task manager and run at start up check box under the admin settings has no code yet attached... i will try to fix it and add a 3 mins warning sign maybe in a couple of days and re upload it here.... just keep in touch... thanks... for the suggestion....

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Thank you very much JB or Norle for accomodating my request,

I would like also to suggest that, (if it is possible only), that the user will buy from the owner a passwords, ( set up like this in unit of computer ) you will assign or generate passwords for 1 hour use and it will be recorded in database or EXcel form and if unlimited rent ,another set of generated passwords recorded also when it was used and spend, and such password can not be use again. This task only administrators can make.

This is good for accounting purposes and the operator won't log anymore before the user rent.
And another suggestion, (hope I'm not abusive) can you let the alt-tab still function while the task manager is disabled because our user are usually the gamers type while playing DOTA they will ALT-tab to activate DOTA shortcut keys or reply to their facebook. This are our usual internet users.

Thank you very much and God Bless.

Sir Norlie, have you added the last minute remaining warning for your internet timer. Please can you give me the updated application.

Thank you so much

Thanks for this software,I been seaching this,Cafe timer without server.

ang bait mo naman sir, nagsshare ka ng software mo for free,.. godbless....

hi good morning to install that software

gud eve sir..can you please make a instruction on how this program install..i have an error when extracting the cafetimer.exe.. it says, cafetimer.exe-.NET Framework Initialization Error..or an alternate way to run this program...thanks a lot!!

i use windows xp (sp2)..thank you sir..if i could make run this will help me a lot..hehe..

i have been searching for this program..

i dont know why you came up with that error... but lets try to install latest net framework... and run the program again...

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Good day!
I installed your cafe timer in my PC and it works really fine and I love it! :) However, just like "Anonymous" I also wanna remove the "Magcayan Internet Shop" Logo in the timer. I've deleted the image in the standalone folder, but still the logo is still showing up in the timer. I will appreciate your immediate response regarding this concern.
Thanks a bunch! you're such a great help! :)

You cannot remove the MAGCAYAN logo in the timer by deleting it from the image folder because the logo was made in the design environment... you can simply modify this by clicking the image control containing the magcayan image in the design environment and replace by your own desire logo or image and then compile it again...

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ndi ko po makuha ung file nio..? wat should i do??

sir the link you posted above seems to be deleted already. could you pls upload another one? thanks god bless.

Please,the link in this post through which the source code of the application can be downloaded seems to have been removed due to inactivity. Please do something about it. Thank you

This is the new link to download the source code......

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Sir Buragwis... thanks of sharing this code... this is a big help on small type internet cafe..thanks...
i have searching lot of code to do this project as will, but failed.. keep on sharing..

hi bro, what's the password?? it keeps on asking me for a password.. Can you help me.. a big thanks!!

hello mr. fellow programer if i'm already
i made a program in vb 10 with the same concept as you have.i have 7 pc's and all of'em are operated by an xp os (same as what you have).i have made my screen lock .but the problem is when i set the timer to bout 5 sec.then i played dota (very famous) ,when the timer reach 0 it should have automatically shown the screen lock but it aint untill i minimize the game.

i'm 16 so its my very pleasure to learn a solution from you or any body who can help here.for short please help me fix that bug

and one more thing.the 5 min or three warning sign thingy please include it to your reply regarding this.
thanks so much my masters.

me again ...
so before i have decided to create my program i have downloaded yours first
(because of curiosity and gladness to find a software like this)
my screen resolution is 1366,768
so when i ran your program and the time limit reached i can still close the form because the border was still present.though i now that you have it as none.i think it's because of the maximize window thingy on the properties please make it a bit wider?? or any resolutions of monitor can use this.thanks a lot.please be patient with me asking lot's of things :P .i helps in your debugging also :D

hello there,
i may have found the fix about the bug that when you play dota (for example) the screen lock will appear after you alt tab.I've fixed it.i'll soon be opening my prog. here fer you guys.after i upgrade it.:P

hello there,
I've finished my disables ALT + TAB, ALT + Ctrl + Delete ,ALT + F4, so i think there would be no way of by passing it (except if the user knew your password).it also overrides the games such as dota , sf , cs, ran,plants vs. zombies (some kids play it here in my shop ,even my father himself,)angry birds,and other,without any alt + tab needs.
about the warning message i'm still working on it.. :D

1st. i cannot run it on 32bit XP sp3, i have VB 2008 express, and it's having some kind of error, and i don't know exactly what it is.

2nd. the bin folder is empty!

i made it on 2010 express so i'm not really sure if it would work on 2008..i think it may not because it is an older version.but i could run 2008 version on my 2010 ..the bin folder is not empty i tried downloading it .and i was able to find the icon.and etc. i'm fixing some bugs right now thanks for the comments i'll try to keep it up to you as soon as i finish building up some improvements.Ü.

oh i see, it's only for 2010. i redownload it and now it's there. haha, my fault. sorry.

good greetings,sir please forgive me if you found some bugs.i'm 16 so I, my self don't expect such prog to be perfect though a programmer must do such..Ü..please consider you can edit it on your vb 2010 can even change the skins.if you like..Ü..i haven't got time for it now for some certain reasons.Ü.but updates will come up soon,,


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I've done working with my latest version of ·Café Timer ,sory for delays i havn't got much time to work on it.i've fixed some bugs. And it is downloadable (for free as always)Via media fire file sharing. i havn't include the code for it to be opened in vb express 2010. but if you want it just email me.

link here:

this one is not working.... popo

i'm using it on our comp shop so how come it won't work on yours.It's not me who's popo maybe it would be you.maybe its due to your system.

that was the wrong can find the link in my facebook account.
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bro, do you have a software like this in vb 6.0?


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