Need help with Windows 7 Task Scheduler "argument/switch"...

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by xscess, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. xscess

    xscess MDL Senior Member

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    I've created a task of copying files from a folder to another to be triggered at every 30 minutes with a batch file. Now it runs just fine except a little problem that every time it runs, cmd window flashes and goes away. How can I hide it please...

    I have checked 'Hidden' under General tab of task properties... I guess I need to 'Add arguments' under > Actions tab > Edit Action... ?

    OR

    Do I have to add any switch/argument in batch file itself? Batch file is:

    @echo OFF
    echo n|xcopy C:\Users\Username\Folder-A C:\Users\Username\Folder-B /d


    Many thanks!
     
  2. MasterDisaster

    MasterDisaster MDL Expert

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    Change user to SYSTEM, that will make it run in non-interactive mode.
     
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  3. xscess

    xscess MDL Senior Member

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    Many thanx, I just did it. But just for the knowledge... was it possible thru any argument/switch or no?
     
  4. MasterDisaster

    MasterDisaster MDL Expert

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    /min argument will start the cmd window minimized.
     
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  5. xscess

    xscess MDL Senior Member

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    thanks again :biggrin: