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Run scheduled task on last day of month

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by calvin-c, Apr 10, 2008.

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  1. calvin-c

    calvin-c Banned Thread Starter

    May 17, 2006
    There's no obvious way to do this in the Task Scheduler. I ran across a post linking to a 'command line' utility that supposedly supported a 'LastDay' argument, but the link was broken. Another reply in that post said 'LastDay' was equivalent to selecting 'run on the 31st of each month' in GUI, but a different reply said you could only do it by specifying the 28th as that was the only day all months have in common.

    So, is there a way to run a scheduled task on the last day of the month? Thanks.
  2. TheOutcaste


    Aug 7, 2007
    Use the command line tool schtasks with the LASTDAY parameter.

    Search the page for Lastday Syntax

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