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Windows 7: Need help with DOS Date comparing

05 Aug 2011   #11

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hmm... It only seems to display the message in the account that created the task. I'll have to play around with the settings and get back to you.

Confirmed as correct.

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Triggering a task at logon Logon tasks can be set for any user or a specific user or user group. If the user whose logon has triggered the task is not the user in whose security context the task is running, the task will be noninteractive - in other words, essentially invisible. (The user can note the presence of the task - and terminate it - by running Windows Task Manager, going to the Processes tab, clicking Show Processes From All Users, and answering the UAC prompt.)

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06 Aug 2011   #12

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

OK. I think I've got it. Open Task Scheduler, click Task Scheduler Library to bring up the list of tasks, highlight the one you've just created and click Properties to bring up the following dialogue.

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We need to change the information under When running this task, use the following user account:, so click on Change User or Group...

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Click Object Types... and change the settings so that only Groups is selected, as shown below. (Note that this is optional, it only narrows down the list you have to look through in the next step. If you wish to omit this step, click on Advanced instead and move on to the next step.)

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Click OK.

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Click Advanced... and then click Find Now. This will bring up a list of items that match the search criteria. Scroll through and highlight Users as shown below.

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Click OK.

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Click OK. If the next dialogue comes up as shown below, you have been successful. If not, review the above steps to ensure that you haven't missed anything.

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Click OK to save the task, and close the Task Scheduler. Regardless of the user logging on, this task will execute and s/he will see the results of it on their screen in their account.

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08 Aug 2011   #13

Windows 7 32bit Enterprise

Awesome, thanks for following up with this; much appreciated.
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