Windows® 98 Task Scheduler
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With the task scheduler, you can easily schedule your tasks, scripts, and programs, and it is a complementary tool which is integrated with in the Windows® installations. It is located in the Control Panel folder.
- What is a task scheduler?
- Scheduled tasks in Windows® XP
- Task scheduler needs and benefit
What is a task scheduler?
Task scheduler is a handy tool, which enables a user to automatically perform the routine based tasks on a particular computer. Task scheduler perform all the tasks by monitoring the certain criteria which the users chooses to initiate the tasks, normally referred to as triggers, then executing the tasks’ when that particular criteria is met.
Scheduled tasks in Windows® XP
Scheduled tasks in Windows® XP enable the user to automatically run a certain program, or opening a particular file at a set time. With the help of Scheduled tasks, you can open files or programs that you use on a frequent basis. You can open Scheduled Tasks by clicking Start, then click Programs, click Accessories, click System Tools, and then Scheduled Tasks. To add a new task, you need to click on the Add Schedule task option, to get started with the scheduled task wizard. Following the instructions, then you will be provided with a list of programs that are currently installed on your machine. Select the program that you wish to schedule, and choose the options of daily, weekly, monthly, or only one time etc. after this, you need to select the particular time and date at which you want this schedule task to be executed. Follow the wizard instructions and finish it after you have specified your requirements.
Task scheduler benefits you to schedule any of your programs, documents, or scripts at a particular time which suits user the most. It gets started every time when you login your Windows® XP account. It runs in the background, starts each and every task that you have scheduled for a specific time while you created it. The task scheduler can be helpful in executing various tasks such as sending an email, starting an application or program, or showing up a message box. The tasks can be further schedule to execute an event on your system at a specific occasion, period of time, date, location, position, or even when the user logs on.