Windows 10: Scheduled task to run on idle triggers too soon

Discus and support Scheduled task to run on idle triggers too soon in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; I had this problem with windows 8/8.1 as well but don't remember what I did to fix it and can't seem to figure it out this time. I had to reinstall... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by modemman11, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Scheduled task to run on idle triggers too soon


    I had this problem with windows 8/8.1 as well but don't remember what I did to fix it and can't seem to figure it out this time. I had to reinstall Windows 10 after upgrading to it, and forgot to write down my settings for this.

    I have a simple batch file that I want to run after the computer is idle for 15 minutes. I also want it so that if it runs, then the computer is used and becomes idle again, it runs again after another 15 minutes of idle. However, it seems like no matter what I do, it always runs after only 4 to 5 minutes of idle time. Any ideas as to how I can get it to be what I want?



    General tab:
    User to run as is my own user account (that's always logged in)
    Run only when logged in
    Run with highest privileges
    Configure for Windows 10

    Only trigger I have is "on idle", with only ENABLED being checked.
    Only action I have is "start a program", which is the batch file.

    Conditions tab:
    Start only if idle after for: 15 minutes.
    Wait for idle: Do not wait (but doesn't matter what I set it to as it makes no change)
    Stop if computer ceases to be idle = checked
    Restart if idle state resumes = not checked
    Start only on AC power = checked
    Stop if switched to battery power = checked
    Wake computer to run task = not checked
    Start only if network connection available = not checked

    Settings tab:
    Allow task to be run on demand = checked
    Run ASAP after scheduled start is missed = not checked
    If task fails, restart every = not checked
    Stop task if it runs longer than 1 hour
    If task does not stop when requested, force it = checked
    If task is not scheduled to run again, delete it = not checked
    If already running, stop existing instance

    :)
     
    modemman11, Jan 2, 2016
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  2. marissi Win User

    Putting win10 to hibernate after idling for 1hour

    I'm using Task Scheduler to setup job for hibernating pc. It works when trigger is on schedule, but not on idle! When its set to idle it does nothing!
     
    marissi, Jan 2, 2016
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  3. ВеСе Win User
    windows task wakes up computer

    I disabled it and it's triggers from Task Scheduler. Also checked the option to start only on idle PC (mine is rarely idle Scheduled task to run on idle triggers too soon ;)).
     
    ВеСе, Jan 2, 2016
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