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Can't disable weekly defrag, help please.

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#1 Twixxin


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Posted 27 May 2018 - 05:21 PM

So i just fresh installed windows, i usually turn off weekly defrag cuz i do it manually with defraggler. So this kinda annoys me, and fixes for this? I've tried running defrag as admin didn't help, what could i do other than that? I also tried disabling it in task scheduler it says the user i am currently using don't have pemission to disable it, but i am an administrator and the only user...
Error that i am getting:

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Posted 27 May 2018 - 05:45 PM

Did you run Task Scheduler with elevated privileges?  (Right click on Task Scheduler when returned in a Windows Search and choose Run as Administrator from the context menu.)


It doesn't matter if your account has admin privileges, a great many utilities will not run with them unless you explicitly invoke them via Run as Administrator.



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#3 Twixxin

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Posted 27 May 2018 - 06:02 PM

Yeah, i still get the error:
The user account you are operating under does not have permission to disable this task, even tho i ran it as administrator.

I feel like the latest update might have changed this, since i've always disabled this thing and it worked without any hicups, can u disable it on your system?

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