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Schtasks command issue

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#1 getemboi


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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:29 AM

Hello everyone,I know I could just set up what i need in Task Scheduler, but I want to understand the command line better, and this is one command that has caused me much confusion. I had successfully done this for a couple programs, which I later removed, but right when I thought i had figure it out, it throws me for a loop. The task is successfully created using ONSTART /delay swtich, but after the designated time post-boot, nothing happens. When I check Schtasks it says the task could not start. I used "" around the path name, so spaces in directory name shouldn't be an issue. Like I said, the task was successfully created. I even used environmental variable for Program Folders so there was no spaces at all. Again, task created successfully, but it won't start when scheduled. Any insight or advice would be great. Here is an example of the how i did it....

Schtasks /Create /TN Sandboxie /TR "C:\Users\username\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieCtrl.exe" /SC ONSTART /Delay 0005:00

Sandboxie should start 5 minutes post-boot, correct?

Edited by getemboi, 16 July 2014 - 12:06 PM.

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