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Windows 7: Task Scheduler stop programs when on battery power

13 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Task Scheduler stop programs when on battery power

I have a few programs on my computer that don't need to be running when I'm on battery power: Steam, DsiplayFusion, and a couple others. I could close them every time I don't need them, and then restart them once I'm plugged in, but I thought I might be able to use task scheduler to do that for me. How would I set this up?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Feb 2015   #2

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

Did you find a solution to this?

You might find it easier to do a Clean start and let the pgms load what's needed when they are started.

Launch System Configuration (msconfig)

Services tab:
Hide all Microsoft services
Press the [Disable all] button

Startup tab:
Press the [Disable all] button
Enable your Antivirus real time application if it is present in the list (not all are)
Enable your Touchpad is you have any customized keys or functions

press [Ok]
Restart your system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Feb 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I don't want a clean start. I want those programs to boot with the computer and run most of the time when the computer is plugged in. I just want the computer to automatically deactivate them when I'm on battery power.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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