Windows 10: The file cannot be run at system startup but can be run manually. Solved

  1.    10 Dec 2016 #1

    The file cannot be run at system startup but can be run manually.


    I need to use Task Scheduler to run a .vbs file with highest privileges at system startup.
    The following are my settings. The file is not run at system startup but can be run manually in Task Scheduler. Can anyone help?

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  2. Posts : 28,585
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       10 Dec 2016 #2

    Hello Mathew,

    You might see if using cmd in the Program/script field instead may work better to run the .exe file for SpeedFan in the "Add arguments" field.

    If that still doesn't help, then you could use the method in the tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut of SpeedFan, and place that elevated shortcut in your Startup folder.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    10 Dec 2016 #3

    I have to run a .vbs file, which includes other codes besides those to run speedfan.exe.
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  4.    10 Dec 2016 #4

    I just found a simple solution: set 'Delay task for' to 1 second under 'Advanced settings'.
    The .vbs file is now run at system startup. I think it is a bug in Task Scheduler because the same problem existed in the following cases:
    Solved Can't Get Task Scheduler To Start a programme on log-on/Startup - Windows 10 Forums
    Solved How to run a program in task scheduler? - Windows 10 Forums
    Autolaunch a program on startup? - Windows 10 Forums
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  5. Posts : 28,585
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       11 Dec 2016 #5

    Great find.
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