August 31, 2009 1 Comment
Windows 7 Task Scheduler is a very powerful tool that lets users create repetitive tasks. Standard Users can create tasks that affects their user account and files. Creating and/or modifying system tasks will require administrative privileges.
Some simple tasks an user can create and perform are:
- disk cleanup tasks
- simple popup reminders
- opening programs at specific times
Open an Elevated Task Scheduler
- Click on the Start Orb button to open the Start Menu. Refer to Image below.
- Type the following in the Search programs and files box. Refer to Image below.
- Right-click Task Scheduler in the Start Menu results to select Run as administrator to open Windows 7 Task Scheduler with elevation. Refer to Image below.
- Provide credentials if prompted.
Open Task Scheduler without Elevation
- Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
Edited: April 11, 2014