Windows 10: Task Scheduler at startup fails

  1.    06 Jan 2018 #1

    Task Scheduler at startup fails


    Task Scheduler will not run a .bat or .vbs on startup; both were tested with Task Scheduler Run.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       12 Jan 2018 #2

    Hello @rdwray, :)

    If you haven't already, you might see if using the method in the tutorial below may help.

    Create Elevated Shortcut without UAC prompt in Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  3.    12 Jan 2018 #3

    Thanks Brink. I want to restart my PC once as week because I never shut it off so I got that part working with shutdown.exe. I stuck a restart message in "startup" which works ok for this - I am going to take a look at your suggestion because the message comes up even if I log off.
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