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Scheduled Tasks location and upgrade compatibility

Advanced Task Scheduler 5.0 and later stores its settings and scheduled tasks in the SQLite database file. You can find storage location, files and upgrade compatibility in the table below:

Product Edition User Registry key Directory File Upgrade compatibility
Advanced Task Scheduler version 5.0 and later Basic Current User HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Southsoftware\AdvScheduler Value of “SettingsDir” of the Registry key. tasks.sqlite
All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvScheduler allusers.sqlite
Professional Current User HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerPro tasks.sqlite
All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerPro allusers.sqlite
Network All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerNet allusers.sqlite
Advanced Task Scheduler version 2.0 – 4.5 Basic Current User HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Southsoftware\AdvScheduler There are no Directory and File as everything is stored inside the Registry key. Advanced Task Scheduler 5.0 and later automatically converts settings and tasks to SQLite database file. Either backup.reg.bak or settings.ini.bak, tasklist.ini.bak, templog.ini.bak files are created in the Directory with full backup of all settings and tasks before they are removed from the system.
All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvScheduler
Professional Current User HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerPro Value of “SettingsDir” of the Registry key. If Directory value is empty string or it does not exist then there are no File as everything is stored inside the Registry key. Otherwise the files are: settings.ini, tasklist.ini, templog ini.
All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerPro
Network All Users HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Southsoftware\AdvSchedulerNet
Advanced Task Scheduler versions 1.0 – 1.5 Current User and All Users HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Southsoftware\Scheduler
and if you are running Advanced Task Scheduler as service:
There are no Directory and File as everything is stored inside the Registry key. Advanced Task Scheduler 2.0 and later does not import task list from Advanced Task Scheduler 1.x automatically. You have to use the “Export tasks” command from the “File” menu of Advanced Task Scheduler 1.x to export task list to a file, then use the “Import” command from the “File” menu of Advanced Task Scheduler 2.0 and later to import task list from that file.

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