Batch files usually contain several Command Prompt commands, and they are extremely useful for advanced users. Speaking of batch files, today we’re going to show you how to schedule batch file in Windows.
Scheduling batch files isn’t as hard as you think, and in order to do it, we’re going to use a built-in Task Scheduler application. Even if you’re not familiar with Task Scheduler, the instructions are simple and straightforward so you can’t do anything wrong.
So without fuhrer ado, let’s get started.
How to schedule a batch file to run daily?
How to make a batch file run at a certain time?
- Type task scheduler in the Windows Search box and click on the search result in order to open the Task Scheduler.
- Click Task Scheduler Library in the left pane.
- Select Create Basic Task in the right pane.
- In the Create Basic Task Wizard windows that has opened, enter a name for the task and a description (optional) > click Next.
- Select Daily in the Trigger section > click Next.
- Choose a date and time you’d the task to trigger > set to Recur every 1 day > click Next.
- In the Action section, choose the Start a program option > click Next.
- Browse the .bat type file of the program you want to run daily > click Next.
- Click Finish.
There you go, know you know how to schedule batch file in Windows 10. As you can see, the process is pretty simple, and it will take you five minutes tops to schedule a batch file. If you found this guide useful, leave us a comment in the comment section below.
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