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Anonymous
August 4, 2005 11:59:17 PM

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Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on the
icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.

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Anonymous
August 4, 2005 11:59:18 PM

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Addtionally, see www.dougknox.com, Win XP Fixes, Defrag All Hard Disks.

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"Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message news:p suIe.5705$b91.4349@trndny06...
> Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
> scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
> defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
> time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on the
> icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
> started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.
>
>
Anonymous
August 4, 2005 11:59:18 PM

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http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315246
How to Automate the Disk Cleanup Tool in Windows XP

For Defrag, use the command line version DEFRAG. DEFRAG /? from the Command Prompt window will give you a list of all the options.
--
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display\Security
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
--------------------------------
Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.

"Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message news:p suIe.5705$b91.4349@trndny06...
> Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
> scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
> defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
> time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on the
> icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
> started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.
>
>
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Anonymous
August 5, 2005 4:46:01 PM

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Thanks for the article Doug. I did what it suggested, but the same thing
happened. When the scheduled time rolled around, Disk Cleanup opened up and
was waiting for me to click "ok". If you need more information, let me
know, but this is frustrating, all I want to do is schedule these tasks to
save me time. Again, thank you in advance.

Eric

"Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:eW$2PqTmFHA.2444@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315246
How to Automate the Disk Cleanup Tool in Windows XP

For Defrag, use the command line version DEFRAG. DEFRAG /? from the Command
Prompt window will give you a list of all the options.
--
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart
Display\Security
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
--------------------------------
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Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.

"Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message
news:p suIe.5705$b91.4349@trndny06...
> Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
> scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
> defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
> time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on
> the
> icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
> started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.
>
>
Anonymous
August 5, 2005 8:01:07 PM

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Doug, thanks a bunch. After playing with it a while, I got it to work.
Thanks for the info.
ERic

"Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
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Addtionally, see www.dougknox.com, Win XP Fixes, Defrag All Hard Disks.

--
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart
Display\Security
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
--------------------------------
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Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.

"Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message
news:p suIe.5705$b91.4349@trndny06...
> Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
> scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
> defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
> time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on
> the
> icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
> started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.
>
>
Anonymous
August 6, 2005 7:16:39 PM

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You're welcome :) 

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Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display\Security
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
--------------------------------
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Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.

"Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message news:73MIe.21$f.19@trndny09...
> Doug, thanks a bunch. After playing with it a while, I got it to work.
> Thanks for the info.
> ERic
>
> "Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:%23kd7pqTmFHA.3572@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Addtionally, see www.dougknox.com, Win XP Fixes, Defrag All Hard Disks.
>
> --
> Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart
> Display\Security
> Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
> http://www.dougknox.com
> --------------------------------
> Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
> --------------------------------
> Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
> Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.
>
> "Eric and Megan Swope" <swope1221@verizon.net> wrote in message
> news:p suIe.5705$b91.4349@trndny06...
>> Hi. I am trying to automate some disk maintenance tasks using the task
>> scheduler. In particular, I am trying to use disk cleanup and disk
>> defragmenter. After I go through the process of scheduling them, when the
>> time comes for them to run, they just open, just as if I double click on
>> the
>> icon. The computer is now waiting for me to click the button to get them
>> started. Is there a way around this? Thanks for any help.
>>
>>
>
>
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