We know that we can schedule any task for specific intervals as defined in the basic configuration. Before we talk about any thing, let me write about how to schedule windows scheduler.
Start => Control Panel => Scheduled Tasks
For more details, you can read the instructions as explained at by Microsoft at the knowledge base. But the missing part is that the KB article doesn’t help you to schedule on a reduced intervals or specific intervals. Just before you click the Finish button, make sure that you check the Advanced Properties button.
Once you select this option, you would be taken to the next screen. At times you would not be able to see that due to not providing the Account Information to access the local system If that is not your case, you are lucky to proceed next step. Other wise, you would see the below window. The only difference is that the below window doesn’t contain the Security tab.
Now, if you forget to check above “Advanced Properties” checkbox, you still can also get to this tab by right clicking on the selected task and opt for properties. So, finally we are here at the right place and the purpose of this post. Go to the Schedule tab from the properties and click the Advanced button, resulting you the below popup.
The entire credit goes to one of the recently joined colleague by name Karthik, being the senior to him, i dictated a rule to him that he updates me with a tip or trick every day. As a result this is a new thing for my knowledge from yesterday’s KT. Let me see how long i’ld post like this.