How to Open the Task Scheduler in Windows 10

Task Scheduler is a component of Microsoft Windows designed to schedule the launch of programs at a defined time and manage tasks in the operating system.

You can launch programs, terminate processes, control their priority and much more using this built-in tool.

In this short guide we will show all possible ways to launch the Task Scheduler in Windows 10.

Using the Windows GUI

  1. Click the Start button
  2. Select Control Panel
    control panel windows 10
    In later versions of Windows 10 you should press Win+R, type control and hit Enter to open the Control panel.
  3. Click System and Maintenance
  4. Select Administrative Tools
  5. Double-click Task Scheduler

task scheduler Here it is:

task scheduler in windows 10
Task Scheduler in Windows 10

Using PowerShell

  1. Right-click the Start button
  2. Select PowerShell
  3. Type taskschd
  4. Hit Enter

From Command Line

  1. Press Win+R
  2. Type cmd
  3. Press Enter  cmd windows 10
  4. Type taskschd.msc
  5. Press Enter

taskschd-msc cmd

Using the Run Dialogue

  1. Press Win+R
  2. Type taskschd.msc
  3. Press Enter:

taskschd-msc windows 10

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