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Advanced Task Scheduler 4.2

We're happy to announce you that Advanced Task Scheduler 4.2 is now available. You can download it from the Download section. In addition to several minor fixes, the most notable significant fixes and updates in Advanced Task Scheduler 4.2 are: Fixed problem with "Service failed to start" during setup. Fixed error in FTP download/delete operations. […]

Terminal Server Aware Task Scheduler

There are explanations of Terminal Server features spread over the user manual, but to make it easy for the users who need Terminal Server features we'll explain how Advanced Task Scheduler works from the Terminal Server's point of view in this post. Terminal Sessions are supported in Network edition and in All Users tab in […]

Advanced Task Scheduler 4.1

We're happy to announce you that Advanced Task Scheduler 4.1 is now available. You can download it from the Download section. In addition to several minor fixes, the most notable significant fixes and updates in Advanced Task Scheduler 4.1 are: Improved support for Terminal Server Environment. FILE LOCKED, FILE NOT LOCKED statements added. IDLE TIME […]

Domain Controller Aware Task Scheduler

In this post we'll discuss running scheduled tasks in a Domain Controller environment. Advanced Task Scheduler can be installed on a Domain Controller, Active Directory, domain or member. The tasks on the current user's tab run mostly the same everywhere, however, "All Users" tasks may seem more complicated, so we'll focus on them here. Advanced […]

Advanced Task Scheduler 4

We're happy to announce the immediate availability of the Advanced Task Scheduler 4! It's already available for download from our website. In addition to several minor fixes, the most notable significant fixes and updates in Advanced Task Scheduler 4.0 are: OpenSSL security vulnerability fixes, including MiTM (man in the middle attack) fix. The important bug […]

OpenSSL Heartbleed

As reported by the OpenSSL Project, OpenSSL is vulnerable to TLS heartbeat read overrun (CVE-2014-0160). OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f contain a flaw in its implementation of the TLS/DTLS (transport layer security protocols) heartbeat functionality. The 3.2 Build 606 - 3.3 Build 608 versions of Advanced Task Scheduler did include the OpenSSL library that contained […]

Advanced Task Scheduler vs. Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler is a simple task scheduler, built into Windows. It provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals. By contrast, Advanced Task Scheduler is vastly more powerful and versatile than the Windows Task Scheduler. It includes many build-in actions, provides more scheduling […]

Error handling in scheduled tasks

A scheduled task can be run automatically many times after it has been created, configured and tested. But what if something goes wrong, for example, the task depends on a file that has been renamed or moved, Internet connection interrupts when the task is being executed? The administrator may want to know about the problem. […]

Advanced Task Scheduler in Windows Safe Mode

It is possible to start Advanced Task Scheduler Service in Windows Safe Mode, so that the tasks created on the All Users tab of Advanced Task Scheduler will run automatically when Windows is loaded in Safe Mode. In general, it is possible to start any additional services and drivers in safe mode. To do that, […]

Run scheduled tasks when no user is logged on into the system

To set up Advanced Task Scheduler to run tasks in background when no user is logged on into the system: Create your task on the "All Users" tab. Select the "Run task on the hidden desktop" option on the "User Account Options" tab of the Task Properties window. Select the user account under which the […]

   
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