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Is it possible to make a new job in the Windows Task Scheduler using the Command Prompt when a normal user is logged in and they don't have administrator privileges?

Is there a reliable way for all users to make a simple job in the scheduler using the Windows Command Prompt?

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Yes, non-admin user accounts can create scheduled tasks, however they will be limited to running under the user’s credentials (i.e., no admin privileges). If you want to create a task that requires admin privileges with a non-admin account, then an admin-account holder must either enter their credentials at the command-line when creating the task or else at the credentials dialog that pops up when the task is executed:

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(Schedules commands and programs to run periodically or at a specific time. Adds and removes tasks from the schedule, starts and stops tasks on demand, and displays and changes scheduled tasks.)


(Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer at a specified time and date. You can use at only when the Schedule service is running. Used without parameters, at lists scheduled commands.)

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Canadian Luke Jul 25 '12 at 3:02
I agree with Luke. –  silvercover Jul 25 '12 at 6:47

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