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Timer and TimerTask Classes

import java.util.Timer;
import java.util.TimerTask;

class GCTask extends TimerTask {
  public void run() {
    System.out.println("Running the scheduled task...");

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    Timer timer = new Timer();
    GCTask task = new GCTask();
    timer.schedule(task, 5000, 5000);
    int counter = 1;
    while (true) {
      try {
      } catch (InterruptedException e) {


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