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Windows XP Mode,shutdown with task scheduler at night, make backup and turn on again?

I've got Windows Xp mode running on Windows 7. I would like to shutdown the Windows XP Mode Virtual PC every 24 hours,create a backup and then turn it on again? How do I go about doing this? I've been ...
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451 views

Windows scheduled task interactive mode (GUI)

I am trying to run an application (Selenium test) through the task scheduler in a Windows XP virtual machine guest that allows for desktop interaction (keyboard pressing, movement through Firefox). I ...
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1answer
376 views

Use Task Scheduler to email Security Event log file?

In XP, how can I use the Task Scheduler to cause the Security Event log file to be emailed from a machine?
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1answer
282 views

Best way to folder copying tasks on Windows XP

Here is my dilemma: I have a bunch of folders with dates at the end of the folder names (i.e., 2.28 for February 28). When the date in the folder name is reached, I want to copy the folder to a ...
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1answer
157 views

When does the 'system start' occur if Task Scheduler with the /sc onstart parameter is used?

When does the 'system start' occur if Task Scheduler with the /sc onstart parameter is used? I.e. where would the 'system start' entry be on the following list: Windows boots up, loads the drivers ...
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Why Task Scheduler fails to open a GUI application window when /sc onstart parameter specified?

This works: schtasks /create /tn calc /tr c:\Windows\system32\calc.exe /sc minute After running this and a computer restart: schtasks /create /tn calc /tr c:\Windows\system32\calc.exe /sc onstart ...
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4answers
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How to run a task every time computer resumes from suspend or hibernate in Windows

Is there a way in Windows XP to run a task every time a computer resumes from suspend/hibernate? On workstation unlock would also work.
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How can I run a web page in task scheduler every day? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I open a URL on a schedule in the default browser? Tomorrow I will go holiday and I can't connect to internet for 5 days. In my SO account I have 64 consecutive ...
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1answer
446 views

Scheduling an XP Weekly Task Without a Start Time

I need to schedule a backup task to run every week using the Windows XP Scheduler (Home Edition with SP 3). I would like it to run every Saturday, but how can I make it not time-specific, so it will ...
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1answer
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Windows XP SP3 Task Scheduler Error 0x80070005

When I try to add a task I get error: Error 0X80070005: Access Is Denied Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3. 1 administrator account with no password! I don't want to set password for the account ...
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Windows XP: schtasks without requiring password

I am trying to create a script that uses schtasks to schedule a task, without entering a password. The task is intended to simply run under the currently logged on user, who actually creates the task ...