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Windows 7: Task Scheduler: What I can disable/delete?

06 Jul 2016   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Task Scheduler: What I can disable/delete?

I was wondering, if someone can tell me - what I can disable, what I can delete, and what I should keep running in Task Scheduler. I'm mostly interested in the ones I SHOULD keep running, cos I want to disable/delete here as much as possible. Also, maybe I'm already missing something crucial, that I deleted by mistake?

Here's what I have there at the moment:

\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\PolicyConverter (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\VerifiedPublisherCertStoreCheck (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Autochk\Proxy (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Bluetooth\UninstallDeviceTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\CertificateServicesClient\SystemTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\CertificateServicesClient\UserTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\CertificateServicesClient\UserTask-Roam (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Defrag\ScheduledDefrag (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Diagnosis\Scheduled (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticDataCollector (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Location\Notifications (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ActivateWindowsSearch (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ConfigureInternetTimeService (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\DispatchRecoveryTasks (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ehDRMInit (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\InstallPlayReady (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\mcupdate (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\MediaCenterRecoveryTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ObjectStoreRecoveryTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\OCURActivate (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\OCURDiscovery (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PBDADiscovery (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PBDADiscoveryW1 (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PBDADiscoveryW2 (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PeriodicScanRetry (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PvrRecoveryTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PvrScheduleTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\RecordingRestart (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\RegisterSearch (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ReindexSearchRoot (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\SqlLiteRecoveryTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\UpdateRecordPath (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\CorruptionDetector (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\DecompressionFailureDetector (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\MobilePC\HotStart (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\MUI\Lpksetup (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\MUI\LPRemove (queued)
\Microsoft\Windows\MUI\Mcbuilder (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Multimedia\SystemSoundsService (running)
\Microsoft\Windows\NetTrace\GatherNetworkInfo (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Offline Files\Background Synchronization (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Offline Files\Logon Synchronization (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack\BackgroundConfigSurveyor (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Power Efficiency Diagnostics\AnalyzeSystem (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\RAC\RacTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Ras\MobilityManager (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Registry\RegIdleBackup (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\RemoteAssistance\RemoteAssistanceTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\WindowsParentalControls (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\WindowsParentalControlsMigration (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\AutoWake (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\GadgetManager (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\SessionAgent (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\SystemDataProviders (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\SoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Task Manager\Interactive (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Tcpip\IpAddressConflict1 (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Tcpip\IpAddressConflict2 (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\TextServicesFramework\MsCtfMonitor (running)
\Microsoft\Windows\Time Synchronization\SynchronizeTime (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\User Profile ServiceHiveUploadTask (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\WDI\ResolutionHost (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Activation Technologies\ValidationTask (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Activation Technologies\ValidationTaskDeadline (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting\QueueReporting (ready)
\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Filtering Platform\BfeOnServiceStartTypeChange (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Media Sharing\UpdateLibrary (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup\ConfigNotification (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsColorSystem\Calibration Loader (disabled)
\Microsoft\Windows\Wininet\CacheTask (running)
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06 Jul 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Unless you have a specific need and understand what you are doing you should not touch any of them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jul 2016   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
Unless you have a specific need and understand what you are doing you should not touch any of them.
Well... is there a place where I can read about each of this tasks? Or I should just "google it"?

For example, I defrag my HDDs only manually, and with Piriform Defraggler.
So I can disable/delete this one, right?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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