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 it....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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How to allow Additional Mailbox Task Flags to show in my “To-Do List”?

Background: In my place of work we each have our own mailbox that we use for various tasks. We also have a central shared mailbox that myself and my colleagues access continuously throughout every ...
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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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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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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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task scheduler - Execute and pause

I am struggling with a task in the task scheduler. I want to have a script get executed every 5 minutes (which works fine) but if it is executed, the task should stop for at least 12 hours. That is ...
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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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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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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 connection)...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change process name and description of a program

How do i change process name of a program. Am running notepad.exe. I want to change the name of program notepad in Task Manager but i want to keep its original name when am selecting the notepad.exe ...
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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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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 it?...
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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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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 ...