Tasks are processes that are to be done. A task can be an item on a to-do list, a process that needs to be completed, a scheduled event to take place, or any number of things that need to be accomplished.

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How do I get a .bat file to run in Task Scheduler at PC Startup?

Alright so I have been reading through the various answers on Super User for this question and no one has seemed to actually post a way of running a .bat file in Task Scheduler at PC startup. I would ...
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Where do get Microsoft Office Tasks “ ------------” at the top from?

This is very weird and I have not found any question on this on the net. I am using MS Exchange 2013 and MS Office 2013 Pro 64bit. I am accessing the Exchange from Outlook 2013 and from iPhone and ...
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Continue SSH background task/jobs when closing SSH

I have the same question as here but even beyond that. If I logout/exit the SSH connection, I need my program running in background. Before exit, I type bg and jobs to check background running task, ...
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Windows Scheduled Task and Windows Form application

I have a windows form application that is using a WebBrowser control, I want to run this in a schedulded task on my windows 7 machine, but when I run it, the program doesn't seem to save any web pages ...
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Account based Conditional Formatting

I have two accounts in Outlook 2013, my work Exchange account and my personal Hotmail account. I am trying to conditionally format the tasks and emails in my To-Do List based on which account they ...
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Change default task format to html Outlook 2013

I used to be able to paste images straight off the clipboard into the main Outlook task window in older versions of Outlook. Now I get a "Pictures will be lost" message, and can't find anywhere to ...
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Unknown Process in TaskManager and cannot be removed

I have just found an unknown process in Task Manager. I have scanned my system with Windows Defender on Windows 8.1 and it could not detect any issues. But there is something there that shouldn't be ...
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Task Scheduler from Command-Line?

I'm using Windows7 and I want to make a scheduled task with my options using Task Scheduler Command line mode utility that called "SchTasks". But there is some problems using Schtasks : 1) Is there ...
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Task Scheduler Event when an Application Ended

How can I make a Task in the Windows 7 Task Scheduler with Trigger when an Application Ends ? I want to make a task when my "explorer.exe" process ends. How can i make it ?
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How to make a window task run everytime I enter my password/unlock the computer?

How to make a window task run every time I enter my password/unlock the computer? System is windows 7.
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Solutions on how to use an OS X calendar as a more perfect time tracking solution for 5-10 users in a small agency?

I really like OS X's iCal. Entering events is easy with the mouse and it also gives you a very real visual sense of how long tasks take to complete. We often work remotely in our organisation, so we ...
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I can't start Windows Explorer without administrative privileges

I can't start File Explorer Task without administrative privileges in Windows 8, but if I start it with admin privileges (http://imgdepo.ru/id/i3612102), I can't open Windows 8 Apps, and it shows:
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The difference between task context and process context in Linux kernel

I was reading Linux kernel Document and found in some places, they use task context and process context. linux/Documentation$ grep -R "task context" . ./driver-model/driver.txt:147:The probe() entry ...
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Import Outlook 2010 tasks into thunderbird

I've a big problem: I've to export MS Outlook 2010 tasks and import them into Thunderbird. I tried with the simple solution: export a CSV file with tasks but Thunderbird doesn't import anything. I ...
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In Microsoft Outlook 2010, how do I sort Tasks by Due Date so they are ascending, but things without a Due Date are at the bottom?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but what I would like to have is a list of tasks such that the first thing in the list is the thing that is due first. Things that do you have an explicit due date ...
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Cannot end processes with taskkill, get “the system cannot find the file specified” error

Whenever I run the following in a command prompt: taskkill /f /im chrome.exe I get an error saying "the system cannot find the file specified". I've tried that command without the /f option, and ...
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Task scheduler retry when console app fails? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make TaskScheduler fail when the task returns result different from 0 I have a windows task scheduled that runs a console application (.exe file) i have written. ...
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What's a good Windows PIM program with synchronisation support? [closed]

Summary I have been looking for a good personal information management (PIM) program with good online synchronisation support for a long time. Does anyone know of one that meets my needs? ...
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Start a numbered list by keyboard shortcut in an Outlook 2010 Task

I am able to go select via mouse the "Start Numbered List" button. I know there's the keyboard shortcut for a Bullet List which is Ctrl+Shift+L. But I can't find a keyboard shortcut for the numbered ...
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Unable to stop chrome.exe *32

So I was installing roboform today and was unable to stop the process chrome.exe *32... Even when I uninstalled chrome. This is the error I got: I used lockhunter and it said it was located in ...
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Todo/task manager for android and desktop linux [closed]

I'm looking forward to Task/ToDo Manager. It should work under Android, Linux(or Web). If it's very cool, one of them is OK too, Android is preferable in this situation. Necessary features: Russian ...
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Computer wakes up from hibernation at exctly 3:40am every day

I'm getting tired of waking up to my computer being turned on, and event log shows that it's waking up everyday at 3:40am and most times won't go back to sleep after the determined 30 minutes (maybe ...
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What is msctfmonitor task handler?

My desktop, every day shuts down in same time at 1:26 pm. I saw running tasks, in Task Scheduler and found two tasks: MsCtfMonitor, and; SystemSoundsService Do these tasks turn off my system?
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Outlook: Recurring tasks that are hidden before they occur?

I'm keen to the concept of recurring tasks. I'd like to solve two problems with it: Be reminded of things I need to do at a specific day. E.g. on the second last day of the month I need to be ...
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New Task Sequence Wizard

How should/do I fill this out? I cannot find anything the helps me understand what I should put on this page. For Example **Full Name** Whose name or Full Name of what **Organization** I will use ...
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Outlook recurring tasks repeating

I like to use recurring tasks in outlook. I use the different notes each day in the tasks so I don't want the notes to carry over to the new regenerated tasks. How can I start each recurring tasks ...
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What local group should user belong to be able to run windows task as that user

When I assign user to a task, I get warning message "This task requires that the user account specified has Log on as batch job rights", but then I can click ok and it keeps this user assigned for ...
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Disable ability to add startup items in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a tool like StartupMonitor for Windows 7? Note: This is not the question "How to disable startup items" because the simple answer is: "Use msconfig". Now as ...
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Сonemu: How do I make several console windows in one tab from task file?

How to make several console windows in one tab from task file? I want to make a grid 2x2 of consoles in one tab. I can do it by hands when create new consoles and select "To right" or "To bottom" ...
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Windows 7 tasks don't switch when clicking window

I got a peculiar problem with an enduser today. He says for the past month or so, if he has a window open (not maximised) and he clicks the window below it (also not maximised), it won't switch to ...
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How can I schedule a task to run only when the computer is shut down?

Is there a configuration for scheduled tasks to run only when the computer is shut down or more likely prevent a task from running if it hasn't been booted up to run the task? I'd like to run all my ...
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I need a tool that can organize my time and manage my tasks [closed]

Ok so I am really swamped at work, and need a tool that keep tracks of what I did and what I didn't. I need the tool to do the following: I need that tool to set priorities on my tasks. Some tasks ...
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When I try to export Outlook 2010 tasks, Outlook crashes

When I try to export tasks from the Tasks folder of Outlook 2010 to either a tab-delimited or a comma-separated file, Outlook starts to export and then crashes with the options of trying to find a ...
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Any way i can have a ftp script that runs for 12 hours only at specific start time?

Hi have this ini file that runs our encoder (Video) Can i make this config to run the ftp only at certain times? Or is there a script i can use to set the ftp to start at 7:15pm and force end at 7:30 ...
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Outlook 2010 does not remember settings of task view

I have two questions about customizing Outlook 2010. When clicking the "Tasks" shortcut in Outlook 2010 the default view opened is the "To-Do List". Can I set Outlook to open the Tasks view instead? ...
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Scheduled logoff scripts

I wondered if it was possible to launch a logoff script only, for example, every friday. Can this task be scheduled in Active Directory or must I programm a scripts that adds and remove it every ...
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Outlook 2010 Tasks Percentage complete column

Is it possible to have the percentage complete column show as progress bars or even as a little Gantt chart?
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Is there a way to stop Outlook from clearing categories on assigned and accepted tasks?

My company recently moved to Windows 7 / Office 2010 from Windows XP / Office 2003. Previously, we were able to create a task with a category, e.g. v12.3, assign it, and expect the category to stay ...
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msfeedssync.exe what does it do?

i had a program msfeedssync.exe as a scheduled task on my machine, wondering what is this for & how did it get scheduled on my windows 7 machine? Thanks.
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How can I show Tasks in Outlook 2010's Calendar?

I've been using the Outlook 2010 calendar for about 2 years now, but I haven't been able to figure out yet how to use the Tasks feature: How can I have Outlook 2010 display my tasks in the calendar ...
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Is there a macro around that will let me set a button in Outlook 2010 to set a flag for followup in 3 days?

Is there a macro around that will let me set a button in Outlook 2010 to set a flag for followup in 3 days? I can do each task each time under "custom" but this is time consuming. I would really like ...
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How to enter a task of duration of 1 week, but allow 1 day of work anytime in that week?

I need to write a quick plan, where I roughly know how long in duration a task will take, and I also roughly know how long someone will work on the task within that time. I'm stuffed if I can get MS ...
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Program broke after changing its process priority?

I just want to know how to recover from the changes that I made on a particular program which used to work just fine but after I changed it's priority from normal to high it's no longer working. To ...
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How to sync Basecamp tasks and Remember the Milk tasks

Basecamp is what my company uses for project / task management, and I use RTM for personal tasks. I could not live w/out RTM and my company could not live without Bascamp. Has anyone put together a ...
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Recursive lookup: linking a field to the same table in MS Access

I know it's abhorrent database design, but I'm experimenting to see if I can achieve unlimited hierarchy for a custom tasks manager in MS Access. I managed to make this by using a lookup to the same ...
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How do I change the completed date for tasks in Outlook?

I would like to use outlook to record the date of on which I complete work related tasks. I often forget to change a task status to "completed" on the day that I actually complete the task. When I ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried ntsd

As descriebed in My VirtualBox virtual machine freezes, when I try to use the webcam, I end with a process which can't be deleted by taskmanger, pskill nor even ntsd, which was recommended here. ...
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How can I use Task Scheduler to schedule a .jar file?

I have an executable jar file and I am trying to create a scheduled task for every day using windows Task Scheduler I go through the following steps: open Task Scheduler -> Create Basic Task -> ...
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How to merge Task Warrior database with FTP?

After loosing all my Task Warrior database, I'm trying to configure the synchronization feature of Task Warrior, but I'm running into some issues. My server is not one of my computer, it's a web ...
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Why does Outlook 2010 show duplicate Tasks in the To-Do list?

I am running Outlook 2010 (64bit). Every task in my To-Do list is duplicated. If I 'complete' one task, the second copy also marks as complete. If I flag an email to be added to the task list, 2 ...