Schedule Task – Run batch file at Startup

Creating a scheduled task to run a batch file at startup is a very easy process, but if you miss a certain setting it can be very frustrating.  I have a quick how-to on creating a scheduled task that runs a batch file at startup, below.  This how-to was created using a Windows 2008 R2 Server, if you notice variations on other versions of Windows please comment to help others.  Thank you.

Type in a Name and Description and click “Next


Click the radio button for “When the computer starts” and click “Next

Make sure “Start a program” is marked and click “Next

Type in the location of the script under “Program/script” and the folder the script is in in the “Start in (optional):” textbox

Click “Next

Click “Finish

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