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Disable Scheduled Task in Windows 8

Posted by Arun Choudhary Articles | Windows 8 August 27, 2012
This article describe about how to disable a Scheduled Task in Windows 8.
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Introduction

In this article we are explaining how to disable a Scheduled Task in Windows 8. Windows 8 provides a great feature called Scheduled Tasks. First you can create a task then you can store it. Scheduled tasks are stored in the task scheduler library.

You can determine if your scheduled task is running or not with the help of task status. The task status displays the status of the active task. You can perform an operation on an individual task in the task scheduler library and click on a command in the Action menu.

Steps for disabling a scheduled task in Windows 8

Step 1

Move the cursor on the bottom-right and select the search box and enter into the search box what you want.

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Step 2

In the search box you enter the Schedule Task under the Settings tab and click on the window that is shown.

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Step 3

In this step, you will see the "Task Scheduler" Window. You click on "Task Scheduler Library" from the left pane.

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Step 4

In this step, select the task and click on Disable from the selected item category in the right pane as shown below:

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Step 5

In this step, you check the status of the task. You will see the status of selected task has become disabled.

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