Task scheduler is a component in Windows that, like the unix cron daemon, allows scripts to be run at defined times.

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On Windows 10, in a tablet with a permanently inserted SD card, how to automatically treat the SD as a permanen drive with the Task Scheduler

I have an ASUS tablet with Windows 10 and i am trying to use the SD card (128 GB) as a permanent drive. I followed a guide from this site, here the link. I have sucesfully created a virtual disk in ...
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Stop task at point in time - Windows Server 2008

I want to run a program in a time window. Let's say it should start at 07:00 am and end at 08:00 pm. The program does not end itself. It runs continually. To do that I created a task in the task ...
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Windows scheduled tasks fail with 0x1, don't log errors

I have three Python scripts running overnight as scheduled tasks on a Windows Server 2008 VM. I can run them manually with no problems. But when I look at the Task Scheduler each morning, the first ...
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How do I prevent Windows tasks from automatically triggering after resuming from hibernate?

I set up Windows tasks to automatically hibernate my computer if I forgot to turn it off or I'm on too late as a reminder to get off. So for instance, in my settings I have: Triggers Weekly At 11:...
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Run a program before Logoff and wait for finish

When I want to run a program (.exe \ .bat) before Windows 7 Home Premium Logoff \ Restart I use the Task Scheduler and I set a custom event: Log: System, Source: Winlogon, Event ID: 7002 \ 4634 \ 4647 ...
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Windows 7 Task Scheduler Hidden setting doesn't work

I've got a daemon process that I run on my machine every hour, and even though I've checked the Hidden box, it doesn't work. Every hour, the task runs, but it shows the black command window, in which ...
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Make Windows Task Scheduler alert me on fail

I have an automated script that pulls backups from my website to my local computer. This script could fail; once my server was down, another time I accidentally moved my script. How do I make Windows ...
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How a kernel is ported on hardware?

In smp schedulers, a scheduling daemon is run on every core, actually i want to know how this is possible that (NBR_CORES) copy of a program run separately on different cores? (I'm new in kernel and ...
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0x1 issue in windows task scheduler

I am running a bat file which will delete the files or folders older than 14 days from the today's date , when i am testing it in local folders it is executing fine, but when i am trying to delete the ...
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Time Trigger Behavior in Windows Task Scheduler

Consider the following scenario: On a system running Windows Server 2012 R2, I have created Task A in the Windows Task Scheduler. The task has a trigger to run daily, starting on May 11th, 2016 at ...
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Connect to a hidden wifi network using task scheduler on Win 10

I'm using Lenovo laptop. When I start my session it does not reconnect to a known hidden wireless network. Is it possible to program reconnection via task scheduler?
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schtasks with multiple actions

I am trying to create a schedule task using command line which has multiple actions running more than one batch files in sequence among other things SCHTASKS /Create /TN TaskName /SC ONLOGON /TR C:\...
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Why can't a Task Scheduler job access a mapped network drive?

I have a Task Scheduler job to run Robocopy for backing up local files to a network share. I have to use domain credentials to access the network share but the local computer is not on the domain, and ...
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Accessing Environment Variables in a Scheduled Task

When setting up a scheduled task, for the action section I'm trying to access an environment variable for the location of the executable that I wish to run. This is mainly because on one machine the ...
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How can one prevent a Windows Scheduled Task from being killed upon OS sleep?

I have a Scheduled Task which runs an application upon user logon with the "run with highest privileges" checkbox turned on, so that the application can launch with admin rights. Unfortunately, when ...
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Set windows scheduler to schedule open a website, webpage or the bookmark [duplicate]

I have a bookmark: C:\inetpub\services\Full Scan\full scan.url or a link: 10.237.49.250:8080/scanner/run.aspx?FULLSCAN=ON how can I schedule either of them to open in IE or Chrome?
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Why can't Excel open a file when run from task scheduler?

I wrote a powershell script that opens an excel workbook and runs a macro. When I run that script from PS console, or even from command line using powershell.exe script.ps1, it jus works. When I set ...
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Mirror a Dropbox repository in Sharepoint and restrict access

I'm looking for an elegant way to solve the following problem: My development team uses Dropbox for sharing documents amongst our immediate group. We'd like to put some of those documents into a ...
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Task Scheduler: Run if RC = 0

Using windows task scheduler on windows server 2012, I have task1 a extraction task, every day at 8.00. I created task2, another task which use the result of the first task. Task2 should run every ...
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WinSCP error message: Timeout waiting for WinSCP to respond - WinSCP has not responded in time

Everyday I get tasks that uses powershell with WinSCP to automate downloading files from clients' sftp, they all work fine on most of the days, except on Saturday (between 7:00 am and 17:20 pm) The ...
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How to run an Access script using windows task scheduler

I have a VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and want to use the Task Scheduler to run an Access script. This script will do some stuff and then close. I've already written and tested the ...
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Unable to remotely schedule tasks from the command line

I'm on a Windows 7 machine, attempting to use the command line to schedule a task on another Windows 7 machine in my company's network. I have administrative-level credentials for both computers. With ...
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Schedule a Powershell script in Windows 8?

How can I schedule a Powershell script to run every day at 3am in Windows 8?
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What Does “Local Computer Resources” Comprise in Task Scheduler?

In the Windows Task Scheduler, the interface allows me to use a specific user to run the task (General > Security options). Under the Run whether user is logged on or not option, the interface has ...
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Passing Command Line Parameters Through schtasks

I'm trying to write a batch script where I can right-click a file and run a command prompt as administrator to run the file (in order to end-run around Windows 10's pickiness about driver files with ...
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how to schedule a task at boot time in linux

I need to know how to schedule a task at boot-time for my linux machine. I know how to do it in Windows, but I still don't know how to do it in Linux (using Xubuntu). What I need to do is lauch a web ...
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Batch - Schtasks Onstart Repeat Interval

Command I'm using: SCHTASKS /Create /SC ONSTART /TN "TaskName" /TR "path" /RU "user" /RP "pass" /RL HIGHEST I'd like to repeat this task every 10 minutes, which would be doable with the /RI flag, ...
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Run scheduled tasks multiple times per day

Is there a way to run a scheduled task multiple times a day, instead of just one defined time, without creating multiple task jobs?
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Want to delay startup of program but can't find it in Task Scheduler

I'm trying to delay the startup of a specific program that loads at login. As per an answer in this question, I should be able to do it using Task Scheduler. The problem is, I can't find the program ...
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Set up Task Scheduler tasks under Local Account in Windows 10 - incorrect password

I have a PC running Windows 10. I used to use a local account to log on. The local account is a member of the local Administrators group. Recently I changed to use the Microsoft account authentication ...
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linux load balancing between two “neighbors” on the same core

Linux scheduler uses sched domains and sched groups in order to achieve load balancing between the cpus of the computer. My computer has i-7 processor which have 4 hyper-threaded cores - which means ...
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Windows task schduler keep showing 0x41301

I have wrote the following .ps1 file:- [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::ServerCertificateValidationCallback = {$true} $request = [System.Net.WebRequest]::Create("https://localhost/") $response = $...
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Cannot launch app minimized with /minimized

For whatever reason, AMD Gaming Evolved (Raptr) is dying randomly (ticket has been submitted). I made a task schedule that automatically launches Raptr every hour with this action: "C:\Program Files (...
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Problems scheduling a task on windows7

I have trouble to schedule a task I wrote. Basically I created a .bat file which executes an R script (script.R). When I double click the .bar file, it gets executed. I can see a result file and also ...
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DriveImage XML in 64 bit Task scheduler

I would like to use Windows Task Scheduler to make a backup with DriveImage XML. The first problem, which I somehow managed to solve, is that Windows Task Scheduler will not run 32 bit programs if ...
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WIN Task Scheduler - Wait before shutdown

I have a laptop which performs a task scheduled by Windows task scheduler every 30 min. It is running in the background in the "hidden" mode. It takes about 2-3 min for task to finish. If I then ...
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Access denied on deleting task I created from schtasks

I am using Windows 7 as a user without admin privileges (with no chance to change this situation). I have quite a long list of tasks, which are actively managed (I'm adding, deleting and rescheduling ...
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Task Scheduler and Mapped Drive Invalid Disk Specification

I have a task in Task Scheduler to run a batch file that resides on a local hard drive. The batch file simply runs XCopy to copy files from a mapped drive to a folder on the local drive. When the ...
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How to schedule a task to run daily in the morning next day before reaching office?

Hi I want to schedule a task to run automation on virtual mavchine atleast 3-4 hours after I leave my office. I have made a .vbs file which opens QTP and execute the scripts and even I have made a ...
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Task Scheduler: Run whether user is logged in or not: not working

I have a Task scheduled to run in Windows server 2008 (start up notepad). It seems to work fine when "Run whether user is logged in or not" is not selected. however when I select it the the task no ...
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How do I print the dates in an autosys extended calendar?

I have an Extended Calendar that is used by several autosys jobs. What is the command to print out the dates that this calendar contains?
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Are process schedulers implemented at OS level or Hardware level?

Are process schedulers implemented in software or hardware? If it's done in hardware how does the hardware keep track of the number of processes and where they're located when they're inactive? If it'...
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Task Scheduler from the command line?

I'm using Windows 7, and I want to make a scheduled task with my options using the Task Scheduler command-line mode utility that is called "SchTasks". But there are some problems using Schtasks: ...
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Catching screens turning on/off and running script or program when it happens

I'm attempting to automatize lights around the man cave, ideally i would like to have the lights to be on as long as the computer screens are on and the lights go off when screensaver kicks in, ...
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User restriction policy when creating a scheduled task

I have a problem when creating a scheduled task on Windows7 Pro SP1. The task is supposed to run a .bat file on system startup. This is to happen before user logon. When i click 'OK' to finish ...
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does the gcc compiler have any relation with the OS scheduler? [closed]

All is in the title I want to know if is there any relation between the compiler and the scheduler ?
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Stop taskeng.exe window from popping up

I have several processes scheduled in my Windows 7 environment, mainly for backups, that are supposed to run in the background. However instead of just doing it's work quietly in the background, the ...
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Change focused window on set interval

On Windows 7, how to do I set it up so that the focused application automatically changes on pre-programmed intervals? I am running a frame grabber application, a web browser, and a photo slideshow. ...
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How to run maximalized CMD by Task Schedular? [duplicate]

I would like to use Task Schedular to run maximalized cmd. Is there some argument which actually works? So far I have found: /s, /fullscreen, /t, /MAX, ... Nothing works.
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How to prevent scheduled tasks from running as soon as computer wakes up?

Example: I have a task that is scheduled for 6 am every day (only if I'm logged on). If my computer sleeps/hibernates all night until 9am, upon waking up the task will then run even though it missed ...