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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msfeedssync.exe what does it do?

I had a program msfeedssync.exe as a scheduled task on my machine. Wondering what is this for and how did it get scheduled on my Windows 7 machine?
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Keep Disk Space Cleanup Manager from running while I'm working?

Every day I'm at my desk working away when my CPU fan takes off like an airplane. When I check my running processes it's almost always the Disk Space Cleanup Manager and today it was using 19% of my ...
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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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Priorize Asana Tags [migrated]

I have created a bunch of tags that I assign to the tasks. For example, to what project it relates or who else is involved and so on. Additionally I use tags to prioritize the tasks. There's one ...
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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 any Thunderbird setting that forces tasks to appear in the calendar/lightning pane?

I like my tasks to appear in the calendar view in Thunderbird. To be more precise, I do not mean to appear in the side pane, but in the schedule along with my other events. For instance, like in the ...
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Taskkill for all running processes that exist in a specific directory

I basically want to combine the following sets of commands. In other words I need to check to see if any executable that exists in c:\apps is running, and if any are, to kill them. Once these ...
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Outlook 2013 assigned task is received as email with untitled attachment

My manager is assigning me tasks through Outlook, but I receive them as emails with unrecognized attachments rather than tasks that I can accept or reject. I am using Outlook 2013, but she has an ...
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How to (what programm) kill a process in windows that has been inactive for X seconds and is running in multiple instances

I have multiple instances of a programm running and from time to time it stops responding. I need to check if processes of X have not been responding for >X seconds, and if yes, kill this exact ...
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Program Monitor For Dialog Boxes & Windows

I need to find which process a given dialog box was invoked by, for example if I open run from the start menu that is invoked from shell32 by explorer. This is a simple example but gets much more ...
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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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Windows 7 - Quickheal's EMLPROXY.EXE taking up too much CPU, not killable afterwards

Above mentioned EMLPROXY.EXE (from Quickheal Total Security) suddenly takes up 95% CPU, it is not killable from task manager and Resource Monitor. I get a "Permission denied" error. I downloaded ...
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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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How to filter out flagged emails from a specific account in Outlook 2010's task list

I have two Exchange Accounts in my Outlook. In the standard email-view, on the right you see a list of tasks for Today, Next Month, etc. Currently, this list displays all flagged mails of both ...
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How to run a task when a event is registered? (Windows XP)

Perhaps my question has already been answered, but I need my script run after Windows register any WiFi connection event. (The bat script reconnect a mapped drive only after there is a wifi ...
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Asana Project progress by User

In Asana, you have a "Progress" tab for each project, where you see a chart, that tells you how many tasks are open, how many closed and so on. You are able to exclude some sections. As far as good. ...
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Is there a way I can export productivity reports based on Outlook appointments?

I'm being asked to keep track of what tasks I'm working on for every hour of the day. The first thing I thought of was using a stopwatch application. Failed miserably. I then started filling out an ...
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How to create recurring reminders in Outlook 2010?

I want to create a follow-up/task with a reminder which will remind me this follow-up/task at 10th of each month, the reminder should pop-up a window and play a sound at 10th of each month, just like ...
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ConEmu: How to call msys2 as tab?

I want to create a 2x2 grid of console, and I want it to be my default setting, meaning when I open ConEmu, this setting to be the startup setting. I have written a task like below: >* cmd ...
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How to kill a task that is “lacking an instance”?

Spotify first killed itself but "something of it" kept lingering which was detectable as a task with PID 8664 and judging from the fact that RAM usage kept changing from time to time - it "did ...
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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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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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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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Schedule task to happen when a specific program is excuted?

Is it possible, using Windows Task Scheduler, to have a task set to run once another program is executed? So the trigger would be once a specific program is run. Thanks
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How to run an application before shutdown/restart?

I've tried Task scheduler with win32 event and group policy. Nothing seems to work. I want to run my console application (which fires some ssh commands) every time before a shutdown or restart. Any ...
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Is a single core process reassigned to some other core automatically when the core utilization is high in linux?

Generally, by default, if a single core process starts to have high core utilization, will it be reassigned to some other core which can handle and unless it is exclusively defined not to with in the ...
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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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Suspend a running task then resume it AFTER a system restart

Is it possible to suspend a Windows task and then resume it after a system restart? It should be possible, right? If it is, how can I do it? Any programs that offer this? Example of a program that ...
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Compress File to .RAR through Task Scheduler

I have this batch code to compress a csv file into a .rar file: call "c:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" a -ep1 C:\path\file.rar C:\path\file.csv Manually running the program creates the .rar file ...
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Suspend a task then resume it AFTER a system restart

Is it possible to suspend a Windows task and then resume it after a system restart? It should be possible, right? If it is, how can I do it? Any programs that offer this?
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Background tasks manager windows 10

I want to debug a background task that i have created inside an UWP app but i can't find a background task manager. I know that programmatically i can unregister a task. Is there a background task ...
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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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Bulk add tasks to Outlook?

Is there a way to bulk-add a list of tasks to Outlook? If I have a list like the following, can it be used (e.g. copy/pasted) to create a task per line? Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 And get the following ...
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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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VBScript Won't run as scheduled task on Windows 7

Very basic proof of concept code below- which is giving me fits. It runs fine if you launch the script from explorer. It runs fine if you schedule it as a task and "run only when logged on." It ...
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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 preserve HTML format when creating a task from an email in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, when I create a task from an email, HTML format of email is destroyed, images and tables disappear. How can I preserve HTML format when I create a task from an email?
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Add tasks to a second calendar in Outlook 2007

I've been using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with my own default Calendar and Tasks. Now I've just created a second calendar (*) which I'd like it to be independent from my own (I'll share it in ...
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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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Automated Shutdown on Windows 8.1

I want my PC to shutdown automatically after 15 minutes of idle time, however i want the notice to have an abort button on it. And after clicking on it, the task will wait for the next time my PC will ...
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Why shutdown command does not work in Task Scheduler in Windows 7?

I've added a shutdown /h /t 120 to the Task Scheduler in Windows 7. I've set it to be run only if my administrator user is logged in and with highest privileges. But it does not work. When I fire ...
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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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Share Outlook task manager custom view with user defined columns

I have created a task manager view in Microsoft Outlook which contains user defined fields as well as other Pre-defined fields in the view. I am trying to share this task manager with the rest of my ...
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How to measure total RAM usage of a program under Windows?

I was comparing the memory usage of different portable browsers but this question is general for all programs that open up in several sub-processes in task manager. See the screenshot from ...
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Microsoft Project 2013, how to change Task ID to character instead of int

Be default, in MS Project, task ID always are integer, can I change theme to UPPERCASE character?
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MS Outlook: A method for presenting the sum of the Total Work column by day

I've been using Microsoft Outlook's Tasks to sort work by due date and order by date created/started, and I've started providing estimates in the Total Work column. I'd like to be able group my tasks ...
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Share Outlook task reminders

Under Outlook 2013 I shared a task-list from one Office 365 hosted Exchange account to another, then created a task with a reminder. The task appeared within the other user's Outlook, however the ...
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How to use `undo.data` to recreate `pending.data` for TaskWarrior after encountering a disk full condition?

When my disk hit 100% TaskWarrior overwrote my pending.data with a zero byte file. I have an intact undo.data but I can't find a way to "replay" the data in it to get my todo list back in a consistent ...
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Calculating least number of light fixtures for a run

Good afternoon all, I've been using Stack Exchange on a school site, and found it very helpful. Hopefully my question will be topic appropriate and well phrased. I am a Project Manager for a ...
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ms project 2010 roll up task, milestones hidden behind tasks

I am trying to use roll up tasks in project, however my milestones are being hidden behind the tasks, is it possible to force the milestone tasks to the front view?