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Schedule Tips

Windows tasks (as created with the MAKEMSI "schedule" command) are stored as ".job" files in the "%systemroot%\tasks" directory.

A schedule can not be installed in Windows 95, 98 or ME for this reason it is suggested that a launch condition be created to display a message if the user is running these operating systems.

Some Debugging Tips #1 - Can't Even Create the Schedule!

Some Debugging Tips #2 - Schedule Execution and Options


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