Using Task Scheduler

Task Scheduler in Windows Vista is more reliable, more scalable, and much easier to use than in previous versions of Windows. The following sections describe the features and enhancements of this tool.

Task Scheduler Enhancements and Improvements

The new Task Scheduler version provides significant improvements in the following areas:

  • User Interface

  • Scheduling

  • Security

  • Administrative

  • Platform and Manageability

User Interface Improvements

The Windows Vista Task Scheduler features a completely new user interface based on Microsoft Management Console (MMC). The interface includes a number of new conditions and filters to assist administrators in defining and managing scheduled tasks.

Scheduling Improvements

Time-based task launch in Windows ...

Get Windows Vista® Resource Kit, Second Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.