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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Sending task to specific folder in Outlook 2010

In tasks view, I have created several Task folders. When I create a follow-up, it is created in "To-do list" by default. I have to manually move it to the specific task folder. Isn't there a way to ...
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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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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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Automatic sleep on idle computer at specific battery level

Can I create a task in task scheduler that starts when a specific battery level reaches on idle computer to go to sleep? Windows does give option to make computer to go to sleep at specific battery ...
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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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Cant get Google chrome task to leave when i dont have goggle chorme installed

I keep having 3 Google-Chrome marked tasks in manager but: I don't have Google-Chrome - I uninstalled it months ago Every time I end all three tasks they just come back seconds later I'm always ...
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An unknown software opens a window that can't be closed even from the Task Manager

There is a windows that keeps on reappearing on my desktop and won't go away (it's not listed in the Application or Processes tab of Task Manager). It looks like a plain light gray box with two ...
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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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Is it possible to set up a reminder in Outlook that will appear more than once per day?

I'd like to set up a periodic reminder (say, once every two hours) to remind me to do stretches at my desk during the work day. Since I'm running Outlook (2010) all the time on my workstation, its ...
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How to synchronize tasks on multiple computers

I would like to be able to run similar tasks on several computers that must be precisely synced. More specifically I need 4 laptops to be synced, probably over local network, and I need to use one of ...
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Lightning: Importing “Tasks” from Outlook

The Problem: I am trying to migrate user from Outlook 2003 to Mozilla Thunderbird w/ Lighting extension. User kept important data stored as Tasks. While I can easily export Tasks from Outlook 2003 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to clock in and out of multiple tasks in org-mode?

I get errors if I try to clock into multiple tasks in org-mode. There don't seem to be any references to this use case in the documentation. Can I multi-task? What breaks if I do? Bonus: is it ...
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How to customize thunderbird task right click menu?

I'm using Thunderbird mail client to manage my tasks. Can any one tell me how I can add different percentages to progress subitem of context menu of Tasks? Thanks Buddha
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Put a Win 7 computer to sleep AND wake it up on schedule

The computer in our bedroom puts on a light show every night around 3 when it starts to update Windows. I'd like to put the PC to sleep at a fixed time and then have it wake up on its own at a later ...
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Task scheduler not executing argument

I am trying to run a program called the renamer that helps to move and rename files for my XBMC setup as a scheduled task (Win7 x64 HyperV VM on Domain). My current process is to run the program ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open multiple web sites on different tabs in same IE window with Task Scheduler

I would like to use Task Scheduler to open multiple web sites at the same time on different tabs in the same IE window. Is this possible?
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Task Scheduler does not execute powercfg /setactive (profile)

I am trying to set up a XP SP3 laptop to run as a picture frame, and also have Skype on it with auto video answer. I also have Teamviewer on it to update pictures remotely. These all work fine. I ...
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Sharing tasks in Outlook with custom categories for only the shared task folder?

I want to create a task folder for bugs, to-do's, and improvements on a development project I'm working on. I then want to share that task folder with a few users. I want to categorize the items as ...
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When I print my Outlook 2010 task list in Table Style, the completed items don't have a strikethrough. How do I turn this on?

I adjusted the font size to make it slightly larger when printed, and for some reason, the strikethroughs went away. However, when I view the task list in the Tasks view, I see the strikethrough. I ...
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Force update of the registry (keyboard button disabled/enabled - win8.1)

I'd like to ask you whether it is possible to force update modified registry settings. Honestly I'm trying to disable windows button when playing games and I don't want to waste the time by restarting ...
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Opening a wep page with Task Scheduler with username/password

I'd like to use task scheduler to open a chat page for a class to capture the chats. When I don't get home in time to open the chat at the beginning, I miss questions and answers until I am logged in. ...
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Disable Windows 8 auto ending programs

I often lose my unsaved work because of Windows 8's stupid feature that ends unresponsive programs once the dialog box, "This program is not responding" appears. Are there any options I can disable ...
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Outlook drag task into calendar and have the appointment inherit total work hours

I do my time management in Outlook 2010 by creating tasks and estimating their duration with the 'Total work' field. To plan my day I drag the tasks into the calendar, but the automagically created ...
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Can I generate a task for myself in Google on the Google contract entry screen?

I would like to create future tasks for myself related to a contact when I enter his/her information. For example, I meet many new colleagues at a convention. I get their information and have it in my ...
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Keep past due tasks on their due date outlook 2010

When I have, say two tasks showing at the bottom of my calendar in the weekly view. The tasks that are unfinished (ones that are in the past) are automatically moving to todays date - creating a huge ...
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Using Task Scheduler to Run a Task possibly using event id.. i guess

I have created a task which runs on daily basis at startup, and set the computer BIOS to automatically start at 9:00 AM everyday. Also, set the powerloss - last state (this only works when the PC is ...
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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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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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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 ...