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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ All in One by Greg Perry

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Chapter 21. Scheduling Tasks to Run Later

In This Chapter:

  • Learn how to schedule programs to run later
  • Understand the Task Scheduler’s busy screen
  • Change the way a scheduled task runs
  • Determine a scheduled program’s filename and location
  • Use program arguments for hands-off program execution
  • Set up Disk Cleanup as a scheduled task
  • Run scheduled tasks even when you’re not logged on to the computer

When you want to run a program, such as Microsoft Access, you know to click the Windows Start button, locate the program on Windows Vista’s Start menu, and click the program’s menu entry. If the program’s icon resides on your desktop or on your Windows taskbar, you just click the icon to start the program.

Although you’re the catalyst that triggers ...

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