Using Task Scheduler

Task Scheduler is an MMC snap-in that lets you schedule automated tasks that perform actions according to scheduled times or when specific events occur. Task Scheduler maintains a library of all scheduled tasks and provides an organized view of these tasks and an interface for managing them. The Windows 7 version of Task Scheduler is essentially the same as that found in Windows Vista, which improved upon earlier versions of Windows by providing a better user interface, more flexible scheduling, enhanced security, and improved manageability. Specifically, the following enhancements to Task Scheduler were introduced in Windows Vista:

  • User interface improvements The Windows Vista version of Task Scheduler introduced a completely ...

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