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Task Scheduler How To...

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

The topics in the following list contain information and step-by-step procedures that explain how to use the Task Scheduler user interface or a command line to schedule and manage tasks.

  • Start Task Scheduler: Describes how to start the Task Scheduler MMC snap-in, and how to find the command line tool used to schedule and manage tasks (Schtasks.exe).

  • Schedule a Task: Describes how to schedule a task using the Create Task dialog, using the Create Basic Task Wizard, or by using a command line.

  • Manage Tasks: Links to topics that describe how to manage tasks. For example, change, run, stop, enable, or import a task.

  • Manage or Create a Task on a Remote Computer: Describes how to use the Task Scheduler user interface or a command line to connect to a remote computer and manage or create tasks on the remote computer.

  • Display all Running Tasks: Describes how to easily display all the running tasks on a computer.

  • View Task Properties and History: Describes how to display the Task Properties dialog box to view a task's history and properties.

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