Open Task Scheduler in various ways. Then, use Task Schedule to create a task that runs based on criteria you select. A task can run based on a trigger, and a task can have multiple triggers. Tasks can run in response to an action too, or a condition, like when the computer first boots. Tasks can be run based on a setting as well.
- [Instructor] If you ever need a program to run in response…to an event, you can use Task Scheduler to create a task…to perform that action for you automatically.…For instance, you can have specific programs start…when you log on.…You can also use an event like a full disk error…to trigger an action such as running disk cleanup.…You can open Task Scheduler from the Computer Management…window which you can access by right clicking Start.…Or you can type taskschd.msc…in the search box on the taskbar.…
There's even a command you can use at a command prompt,…Schtasks, which I'll talk about in a little bit.…I prefer just to type Task Scheduler…and click it in the results.…The best way to get familiar with Task Scheduler…is to create a task.…When you do, you can explore the possibilities…for triggers, actions, conditions, and settings.…Let's take a minute to review those terms…before we start.…A trigger is what causes a task to run.…For example, a specific time of day can be configured…to trigger an action.…
A trigger can also be an event…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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