Windows 10: Scheduled Tasks that run every hour

Discus and support Scheduled Tasks that run every hour in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; I notice that there are several tasks that are scheduled to run every day every hour. Most notably HP, Epson, & GoogleUpdateTaskMachine. This seems a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by phrab, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. phrab Win User

    Scheduled Tasks that run every hour


    I notice that there are several tasks that are scheduled to run every day every hour. Most notably HP, Epson, & GoogleUpdateTaskMachine. This seems a little excessive & I wonder if anyone feels this should be changed to once a week or something similar, without causing any problems. This is especially true of the printers, which are rarely updated. Is this an excessive use of resources or am I just being paranoid?Thanks in advance for any advice!

    :)
     
    phrab, Nov 8, 2018
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  2. Window's Task Scheduler Not Running

    Hi,

    To assist you better, kindly provide us more details by answering the following questions:

    • Have you tried recreating the task? If so, are you getting the same issue?
    • Have you tried creating a new task?
    Meanwhile, we suggest that you ensure that the Task Scheduler is running. You can verify if the service is running by following these steps:

    • Press Windows key + R on your keyboard.
    • Type services.msc and hit Enter.
    • Under Services (Local), make sure that the Task Scheduler service's status is
      Started or Enabled.
    Should you need further assistance, feel free to get back to us.
     
    Monica Cam, Nov 8, 2018
    #2
  3. Unable to run Task Scheduler

    Hello Varun,

    Let's determine the cause of the issue. To get started, I'd like to get the following information:

    • Is this your first time to encounter this issue? If so, did you make any changes to your computer's configuration prior to this?
    • Are you getting any error messages?
    • Can you also please confirm the current build of your Windows 10?

      (Type winver into the Cortana search box, then hit
      Enter
      .)

    Meanwhile, I suggest that you try starting the Task Scheduler through command line. To do so, please follow these steps:

    • Open Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type this net start task scheduler and hit Enter.

    We're looking forward to your response.
     
    Antoneth Ber, Nov 8, 2018
    #3
  4. Scheduled Tasks that run every hour

    Cannot schedule a task with Task Scheduler - error 2147942403

    Hi,

    I suggest you to check the below settings and check fi it helps.

    • In task scheduler, click on the scheduled job properties > then settings.
    • In the last listed option: "If the task is already running, the following rule applies:"
    • Select "Stop the existing instance" from the drop down list.
    • Save and Exit. Then check whether the task is running or not.

    Please get back to us with an update on this issue, we will be happy to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Karthicka_R, Nov 8, 2018
    #4
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