task scheduler

  1. B

    Task Scheduler onidle - fails to set time to wait condition

    I created onidle task using this command: schtasks /create /tn "My App" /tr c:\idle.cmd /sc onidle /i 30 The task successfully been created. For some reason the option "start the task only if the computer is idle for" is unchecked, but the value (which is grayed out) says 30 minutes [/i...
  2. TheAlleycat

    Idle Maintenance Keeps Disabling Itself

    I'm on Windows 8.1, and since I got this computer in 2015 it's always had no issues performing idle maintenance. However, I had to disable maintenance - both automatic/idle and scheduled - when it experienced hard drive read issues which brought the entire system down every time maintenance ran...
  3. C

    Using task scheduler to automate excel macro

    Hello, With the help of OBP, I was able to automate an excel workbook to send reminders whenever a date is reached. This would occur whenever the workbook was opened, so I was hoping to open these workbooks on a task scheduler. The task scheduler on my computer, however, is not opening up the...
  4. C

    Solved Excel 2016 and VBA to create automated business checklist

    Hello, I've been online all day trying to find more info on creating an excel spreadsheet with VBA scripts to send an email when there is an upcoming due date. I'm trying to learn about macros and VBA scripts, but I've never learned how to code and this stuff looks very dense. In this...
  5. G

    Task scheduler won't run needs remote access

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 900 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10 Processor Count: 1 RAM: 3932 Mb Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express...
  6. Y

    Schedule Task to Overwrite Files

    Hello, I am looking to create a task that will copy an excel file from my desktop and paste it into an autodirectory folder for a dashboard. the excel file is getting live queries from a database every 30 minutes, so i need to copy the file into the autodirectoy so it will update the dashboard...