Manage Scheduled Tasks with the SchTasks.exe Command


An administrator can use the SchTasks.exe command-line utility to create, delete, query, change, run, and end scheduled tasks on a local or remote system through the command shell. The SchTasks.exe command interface uses the following syntax:
schtasks /{parameter} [arguments]


The Command Parameters Are:
  • /Create Creates a new scheduled task
  • /DeleteDeletes the scheduled task(s)
  • /Query Displays all scheduled tasks
  • /Change Changes the properties of scheduled task
  • /Run Runs the scheduled task immediately
  • /End Stops the currently running scheduled task
  • /? Displays this help message


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