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Set up your time in Task Scheduler's Triggers window as normal. On the General tab, it's probably easiest to make the task run as SYSTEM, and run whether the user is logged in or not. Highest privileges are not necessary. Since rundll32 is deprecated and treacherous in general, we'll use PowerShell to invoke the sleep function correctly. Set the ...


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Create a new task. Decide how you want the General tab to be set (I recommend selecting "Run whether user is logged on or not"). I chose "Run with highest privileges", but this depends on your requirements. Create a Trigger that describes when you want the task to run. Create a new Action--this is the key step: The Action must be "Start a program". The ...


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Shutdown /a will only work after the shutdown has been schedule using the command So wait for the shutdown event to trigger and then run shutdown /a so if you run this at 13.01 it would work


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Is there any command to abort this scheduled operation? at 13:00 shutdown /h You can run at by itself to list the scheduled jobs. Example: F:\test>at 13:00 echo "hello" Added a new job with job ID = 1 F:\test>at Status ID Day Time Command Line --------------------------------------------------------------------- ...


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We use the commercial tool (i.e. not free) Folder Poll from http://www.myassays.com/folder-poll to do just this. It's a Windows application that includes a user-friendly manager application to allow easy configuration. Also, there is an XML configuration option. The actual folder polling runs as a Windows service (so starts automatically on each restart). ...


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Found how to fix this. Add another trigger for running the task. Not only "at logon" but also "on workstation unlock". Combined with the "if the task is already running -> do not start a new instance", everything works fine :). I prefer this solution because it does not require tampering with wake timers :).


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Are both threads on a physical CPU treated equally? Yes. There is no preference in allocation of the core's execution resources to one thread or the other. (What's an "execution resource"? See the article I linked below. But examples are things like the architectural registers (IP, SP, EAX, etc.), the "execution units" that implement specific operations ...


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from start menu type "power options in power options' change plan settings click "change plan settings" click "change advanced power settings" click the + next to sleep click the + next to "allow wake timers" set to enable for plugged in and optionally on battery


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schtasks.exe /create /SC WEEKLY /D SUN /SD 11/12/2015 /ST 12:00:00 /TN "taskname" /TR "'c:\program files(x86)\task.exe' Arguments" Note the use of ' in the path of a file to be run.


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Try "for a duration of" 1 day instead of 1 hour



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