Hey guys.I am not sure that what I want to do is possible but if it is can someone help me out... Well I want towrite a program which waits for input for a curtain amount of time and if no input is received it continues its execution.I will be really greatful if someone helps me out here.

Which operating system?
Which compiler?
What sort of program - console, GUI, other?

I am currently working under Windows XP and I am using dev-c++.The application is console.If you need me to tell you anything else so you can help me please ask me I will answer swiftly.

Thanks for the tutorial I went over it and I think it will help me with my problem.I will find some time to read it after school tomorrow.Thanks again.