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How to Start/Stop Task Scheduler

Service name: Schedule

Display name: Task Scheduler


Description:

Enables a user to configure and schedule automated tasks on this computer. The service also hosts multiple Windows system-critical
tasks. If this service is stopped or disabled, these tasks will not be run at their scheduled times. If this service is disabled, any services
that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Task Scheduler service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Task Scheduler service:

net start Schedule

sc start Schedule


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Task Scheduler service:

net stop Schedule

sc stop Schedule


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config Schedule start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config Schedule start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config Schedule start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config Schedule start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Schedule" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f