How can I enable notification for missed scheduled tasks that I've created with Task Scheduler?

A. By default, you will receive no notification of missed scheduled tasks. To enable notification, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Scheduled Tasks (go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks).
  2. Select Notify Me of Missed Tasks.

You can modify the registry to configure notification by performing the following steps:

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe)
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SchedulingAgent.
  3. Double-click NotifyOnTaskMiss (if this value doesn't exist, create a new type DWORD value) and set this value to 1 to enable or 0 to disable.
  4. Close the registry editor.

The next time a task is missed, Windows will display a popup menu with an option to run the missed task.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish