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Windows 7: Can't change MC update scheduled task. How come

28 Nov 2014   #1
ManyBeers

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Can't change MC update scheduled task. How come

As everyone on here probably knows MC update has a default scheduled task to run at 3:00 am every night. I have tried
to delete or disable the task but I cannot. I used the built-in Administrator account to delete the task yesterday afternoon
but it was back this morning. How can I get rid of this 3:00 am task?


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28 Nov 2014   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

If it will help, Brink has a tutorial to prevent the task from waking the computer:
Windows Media Center Updates - Enable or Disable Waking Computer
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28 Nov 2014   #3
ManyBeers

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
If it will help, Brink has a tutorial to prevent the task from waking the computer:
Windows Media Center Updates - Enable or Disable Waking Computer
I have done that as well as deleted the task and it returns the next day.I just deleted the task yesterday (using the built in Administrator account) and it is back today. Is this a permissions issue or something. I run as standard Administrator account.
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28 Nov 2014   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I'm not sure but it sounds like MC will recreate the task if it is missing.
You can try and change the Task to One time in the Triggers tab.
If that change sticks, it should only run one (more) time and not again after that.
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