The Windows XP Task Scheduler

The Windows XP Task Scheduler is an easy-to-use GUI designed for the somewhat complex duty of scheduling tasks. You can access the Task Scheduler through the Control Panel or in the Accessories directory under System Tools.

To see the tasks currently scheduled on your computer, simply click Scheduled Tasks. In addition to showing the schedule and status of these tasks, this window is the tool you’ll use to create new scheduled tasks. It will look like the one in Figure 22-1.

The Windows Task Scheduler

Figure 22-1. The Windows Task Scheduler

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