4.4. Miscellaneous Utilities
A number of miscellaneous utilities are also available within Windows. The following sections take a look at some of them.
4.4.1. Task Scheduler
The system Task Scheduler service is responsible for running scheduled tasks. This service (like all services) runs in the background — and in this case, making sure that your tasks are performed at the times you planned.
Your interface to this service is found via StartAll ProgramsAccessoriesSystem ToolsScheduled Tasks (or Task Scheduler with Vista), which opens the Scheduled Tasks folder.
To schedule a task, follow these steps:
Double-click Add Schedule Task.
In the Scheduled Task Wizard that opens, click Next to continue.
You will be presented with a list of applications to chose from and a Browse button to find and to select applications not listed.
Select an application that you want to execute and then click Next.
Type a name for the task and then select the scheduled interval for the task, which includes
One Time Only
When My Computer Starts
When I Log On
Depending on your schedule interval, ...