Cron styled scripting for Windows! https://github.com/buildcenter/ScheduledScripts TL;DR Write your PowerShell script Drop it in C:\ProgramData\Scheduled Scripts\Tasks\Daily Watch mom, it runs every day! Awesome! MountVHD: auto mount you vhd on computer start GetBingWallpaper: download Bing wallpaper to %public%/Pictures/Slideshow, everyday. Set your wallpaper and lock screen to slideshow, add your slideshow folder to its search path, and voila! Great pictures without Windows spotlight advertising! More to come! This is a simple cron system that executes scripts using Task Scheduler. You don't need to install any exe, or run any additional background process you don't have now. Scripts are protected using NTFS acl. You need admin rights to modify/add/remove scheduled scripts.