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Friday, April 27, 2012

Tech Tip of the Day: How to schedule a Task in Windows Task Scheduler

Description: If you need to have a program run at a set time you would be able to schedule it to run with Windows Task Scheduler.
  1. Click the Start Menu and type Task Scheduler Into the search box. Then hit the Enter key.

    Task Scheduler

  2. Once the task scheduler has loaded you would want to click Create Task from the menu on the right.

    Create Task

  3. Enter a name and description for the task under the general tab.


  4. Then select the Triggers tab and pick a time you want it to run. In this example we will set up Internet Explorer to open on Startup.


  5. Once you have selected when you want the task to run click Ok


  6. Then click the Actions tab and click New.


  7. Select Start a Program as the action and then click Browse.


  8. Browse to the location of the program you would like to run, and double-click it.

    double click

  9. Click the OK box for the new action.


  10. Click the OK box for creating the task.


  11. Your task has been created.
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