How To: Schedule tasks in Windows XP

Schedule tasks in Windows XP

In this video, the instructor shows how to schedule tasks in Microsoft Windows XP. Scheduled tasks are nothing but programs you want your computer to run at specific reoccurring intervals like daily, weekly, monthly, etc. This can be a very helpful feature if you want to update a particular software or run a system virus scan at regular intervals. To do this, click on the start button and go to run. In the Run command prompt, type in 'tasks' and hit enter. Now this opens up the schedule tasks screen. Here, from the second item in the list, you will find the list of tasks already scheduled on this computer. The first item is Add Schedule task. Click on it and this opens a wizard where you can schedule a new program to be run at regular intervals. This video shows how to use the Schedule Tasks feature of the Microsoft Windows XP.

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