Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: The Scheduler

02 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 32bit, Windows XP Pro., Ubunto.
The Scheduler

I see unlike XP Win7 seems to have a massive windows scheduler with loads of stuff already in it. I hate things working in the background especially things I havnt called up. Is it OK to delete items in the scheduler or should it be left alone. M

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install


You can disable any non essential tasks, such as maintenance.

I suggest that you disable defrag. Constant defrag can cause more harm than good and it is not necessary.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

You are better off leaving them alone. Windows 7 is not Windows XP and the same logic you used in XP does not apply here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 The Scheduler

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Task Scheduler
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 I am tring to use Task Scheduler to download and install windows updates at 2:00 AM every day. All is well until I come to entering Program/script: and I have no idea what to put in! Can this be done? Thanks jrpixley
Windows Updates & Activation
Task Scheduler
I have a simple task scheduled (console app development with .net). When I try to run that task scheduled, I'm getting the exception 0xE0434352. The app runs successfully into the PC.
General Discussion
task scheduler
Does anyone know a tried and true method to repair my task scheduler? Right now I get numerous error messages.
General Discussion
Task scheduler
I am having problems with hibernation. At close of using my PC I choose to to Hibernate instead of shutdown, but for some reason the PC wakes up at odd times. I have tried to change settings in the task scheduler to start during daylight hours bur there are some that do not have a trigger time. Any...
Performance & Maintenance
Task Scheduler help
Hi people, Hoping Task Scheduler in Win7 is set up the same as Server 2008 R2. I'm trying to find out where I can get information on how to read the hexadecimal output in the sixth column, "Last Run Result". I know that "0x0" means completed successfully and "0x41325" means couldn't...
General Discussion
Task Scheduler Gone A.W.O.L
I have a regularly scheduled program which saves a log to C:\ which I clear out every couple of weeks. I went to do it this morning and noticed the last entry was (Before: 103.12 MB)(After: 560.00 KB) Date & Time: 10/08/2010 20:14:15 which means it hasn't run since Tuesday night. :shock: I...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:46.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App