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Windows 7: Mysterious Windows tasks

29 May 2013   #1
ubose

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Mysterious Windows tasks

I see a few Windows tasks in the Task Scheduler that appear strange. I shall appreciate demystifying these? If they are non-essential, then I can delete them I guess. The tasks are the first three in the Task Scheduler Library - see screenshot. They are:

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29 May 2013   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

What are the Trigger and Action settings? That should help define what they do.
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29 May 2013   #3
gregrocker

 

I wouldn't want any of that running except flash updater. Any installed Google is pernicious spyware freeloading on your resources. The rest look like dodgy software. I would turn them all off except flash.

Then I'd immediately establish a Clean Boot so only the AV is starting with Windows, since a PC with all that scheduled likely as freeloaders on Win7 startup: Clean Up Bloatware

We don't accept mysteries with Win7 but instead look to be the masters of our system who don't allow anything to run that we're not absolutely confident in.

For that reason I'd look over Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which reflect the collected best practices based on helping with thousands of installs since before WIn7 was even released here at the top tech forums on the net.
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