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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task scheduler in windows server 2008

The windows task scheduler fails to stop even after completing the task. It re-runs the completed task. So how to configure the task to stop after particular duration ??
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Do System background tasks in Windows 7 run throttled?

I am trying to Trace installations, to do that I have to wait for the "systems background tasks" to cool out. Or it traces all the system tasks going on. It can take a some time to finish all the ...
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Sleep Computer when Windows Backup completes?

My laptop is set to run weekly backups, but unfortunately it often takes many hours to backup the small drive (for whatever reason). I like to leave it running at night-time while I'm not using it, ...
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'at' command output on Mac

I need to execute scheduled tasks with at command: echo "VM-run.sh $1" | at 08.00 > at_output.txt 2>&1 I would have the output of VM-run.sh, but what I have instead is this output: job ...
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Tasks not appearing in Mac Outlook 2011

My current workplace uses Macs and my old workplaces used Windows. In my old workplaces I heavily used Outlook's Task functionality to manage my workload. I understand that the Task functionality in ...
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TaskWarrior: Lost 'pending.data' due to full drive!; TW overwrote w/0-b file - any way to recover using intact 'undo.data' or otherwise?

So I didn't realize my system drive had filled up... and TaskWarrior overwrote my 'pending.data' with a 0-byte copy. d-: I had worked SO hard to get all my tasks imported from various other notes ...
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Outlook tasks wont delete

I have a few tasks that don't seem to want to delete. I can try hitting the flag button for completion, remove any reoccurances, and even remove from list or delete, but they keep poping back in to my ...
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Outlook Task Assignment gives and Error

I have created a Task in outlook. When I assign this task to my collegues, I get an error message: An error has occured: public member 'Recipients' on type 'TaskRequestItem' not found When I click ...
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How to search for tasks and events in Mozilla Lightning/Thunderbird?

I can't find this function nowhere yet reading this post from ssitter in Integrate Unifinder into Lightning as it is in Sunbird bug in Mozilla's Bugzilla it looks like it was already implemented 3 ...
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Offline task management software [closed]

I wish to have an offline task management software that could reside in System tray from where i could manage my tasks for the day. My OS: Windows 7. should support windows vista & XP as well. ...
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CPU permanently at 65%

Windows XP, SP3, Intel Core 2 Duo Here are the symptoms: Since a couple of days is my System task permanently at about 35% When I want to Turn Off the computer then the Explorer needs to be force ...
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How do I set-up a Windows 7 using schedule-task to run a bookmark or specific URL

I am in need of running several php links on a regularly scheduled interval. I am not able to do it on the host through a typical cron set-up because of the memory, data, and time (out) required. The ...
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Outlook 2007 assign multiple tasks at once

Is it possible to assign all marked tasks at once to a certain user? Because if I have 200 tasks I don't want to assign each task separately. After clicking right mouse button "assign tasks" does ...
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automatic end useless processes

in WIN 7 if you open windows with administrator username, you will have lots and lots of procceses active. But if I login with guest I will have 70% less processes, but still enough for what I need. ...
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Can I send myself a task summary mail using Outlook every morning?

I use the 'Followup' and 'Task' feature of Outlook in order to track which items need additional work. I would like an email report to be generated every morning to highlight tasks that are overdue, ...
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Scheduled task won't start with “Run whether user is logged in or not”

I've set up a task to run SyncToyCmd.exe, it will run fine if the task is set to "only run when user is logged on". But if I choose the second option to run even if it is logged off, it says "Running" ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried pskill

I am having a problem where processes are hanging and absolutely refuse to die. I have tried using the task manager and pskill from the console (with admin rights) and while the program will state ...
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Task hierarchy in Microsoft Outlook

Is there any way (possibly through external add-ins) to organize tasks in hierarchy (with tasks and subtasks) in Microsoft Outlook? What I need is something similar to this SharePoint Web Part.
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How to keep a remote task running after running it in an SSH console? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to keep program running after ssh disconnection. How can I use ssh to run a command on a remote Unix machine and exit before the command completes? I am running a ...
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Is there a method or application that will enable me to track how long I actively interact with particular applications and/or files on OSX?

I'd like to track how much time I spend interacting with various applications and files on OS X. I found SLife in my search, but it is a web / subscription service. Is there any other OS X ...
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Taskkill.exe: don't throw an error if the process is not running

I'm running a Visual Studio post build event that shuts down IIS if it's still running after compilation: taskkill /f /im w3wp.exe The following works perfectly if IIS is still running, but throws ...
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Completed Tasks in Outlook

When I am in the tasks screen I can check off tasks and they will disappear. However, if I am in the calendar view, they show up with a line through them rather than disappear. How can I change this?
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Windows 7: How to change the taskbar font size

Windows 7 (Aero) does not offer an option to easily change the taskbar font size. BACKGROUND: I was using the Medium Text size of 125%. (Set via Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display) ...
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How to export Outlook 2007 tasks?

I'm looking for a way to export tasks form Outlook 2007 and import them into Outlook 2010. I have Outlook 2007 on an external hard drive, but I'd like to avoid booting computer form it if possible.
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Windows Task Scheduler: Can I export (save) my tasks?

I've setup a dozens of tasks on the Windows Task Scheduler. Everything is working fine but now I am concerned about being able to re-create these tasks if the PC needs to be replaced. The problem is ...
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Recommend a todo task service that can sync to Windows Mobile [closed]

Is there a ToDo/Tasks service that can sync to windows mobile tasks, so they are accessible offline? Today I learned I can sync Google calendar to winmo calendar, but not tasks.
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Windows stuck in reboot loop due to existing Scheduled Task

Is there a way to stop Task Scheduler on startup? I ask because I have made mistake while creating task, and now my computer shuts down after 1 min. That's not enough time to open the Task ...
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Time logging tool

I'm looking for an application that can help me account for my work hours. features that i'm looking for: (essential) regular short term reminders/notifications to ensure that I'm recording time ...
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How to set Tasks reminders automatically enabled in Outlook 2003?

I would need to know if it's possible to enable by default, the Tasks Reminders to be checked in Outlook 2003. I can't afford/clean reminders since that lawyer has more than a 100 of tasks/events in ...
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Tasks Vs. Tâches - Outlook 2003

I am working in a french IT environment and I have a lawyer here that his Outlook and Windows XP SP3 is in french. I changed his old laptop (English) for a new one (French). In Outlook 2003 on his ...
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Set Outlook 2007 to not have a due date for tasks by default

I use Tasks in Outlook 2007 and I like to enter new tasks using the textbox in the To-Do Bar (ie. without actually opening a new Task window). This automatically sets today's date as the due date for ...
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Share Outlook Tasks on 2 computers without Exchange Server

I use Outlook to manage my tasks. The tasks are stored locally in a .pst file. I would like to be able to sync my tasks across my two computers but I don't have access to an Exchange server. Is there ...
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Task management with google contacts? [closed]

HI I want an google widget for homepage or something else where I can create,manage and assign tasks to my google or invited contacts. Please suggest me anything.which will be great help ...
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How to hide completed tasks in Apple Mail on Mac?

Is there a way to hide completed tasks in the list display in the Apple Mail application on Mac ?
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Switching to open folders on a Mac

How do I easily switch to an open folder on a Mac? In Windows, which I'm used to using, I can see all my opened folders in my vertical taskbar, all I need to do to switch to another window is click ...
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How to view only Mail on shared email account?

I have a support account which I should have access to in my Outlook 2010, however, since changing from 2003, the situation has become unusual. I used to be able to just view shared mail items in a ...
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How can one select an application to switch to in task switcher with track pad (MacBook Pro, Mac OS X Snow Leopard)?

Four finger swipe left/right -> Task switcher shows up (a horizontal bar with app symbols). Two finger swipe -> highlights an icon and shows app name. ?? -> switches to highlighted app. Since the ...
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Hierarchized task list?

The venerable EccoPro offered a great in-place outliner to organize tasks into sub-tasks, and add a Due Date to any item so that they would be also displayed in the Calendar (and in a Palm pilot if ...
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Unable to print Outlook tasks

I'm unable to print (or print preview) Outlook tasks. All other areas of Outlook print successfully (email, calendar, etc.). Here are some details about my system: 1) Windows 7 2) Outlook 2007 3) ...
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Any software that can determine malware running on background? [closed]

I mean like task manager, but provides an information if the running process is malignant or not.
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Windows XP Task manager system idle is at 98% but graph shows one processor nearly pegged

Running Windows XP on a AMD dual core processor. Occasionally after booting, logging on, and letting things settle down, the Task Manager shows on the graph that one processor is over 90% busy. Yet ...
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How can i initiate a windows task from a shortcut?

I've created 2 tasks in Task Scheduler on my Vista PC start uTorrent at 2am then close uTorrent (and shutdown PC) at 7am. However i'd like to only like this task to run if I've clicked a shortcut - ...
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Project Management Tools? [closed]

I'm looking for a better PM tool. Something like http://www.axosoft.com/ontime where it looks more like a e-mail client but preferably web hosted. Any recommendations?