When I type
c:\windows\system32\taskkill.exe /im somename.exe /t
in the run box of the scheduled tasks wizard,the job completes successfully,but if I used the windows command prompt instead and I typed the following:
schtasks /create /sc once /sd 01/01/2009 /st 16:16:16 /ru confused /rp bigheadache /tn sametask /tr c:\windows\system32\taskkill.exe /im somename.exe /t
I run into all sorts of syntax errors.It is very cofusing indeed! The path to the executable doesn't contain spaces.There is that mandatory space between the parameters and the executable,and I have tried quotes in all sorts of combinations but to no avail. Why is the CLI playing up?
The check box "only if I am logged on" is useless because even if it is not checked and you log out after setting the task the GUI s for the applications[that are in the schtasks list] would be invisible to you when you log in! Is there a work around for this annoyance?