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cyberdyne

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Hi
What's the best way to automatically run a *.VBS script other than using task scheduler please?

I have a small script to create System Restore points automatically but I do not want to enable Task Scheduler.

Any help appreciated.
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But System Restore points are created automatically anyway -- every day, and whenever a driver or application is installed. Even if you never install anything, Windows will still create a new SR point (labelled as a "system checkpoint") every day. That all happens without you having to do anything from the moment Windows is installed.

So why the script????? Unless you're running a version of Windows that has no built-in SR and you are using a similar third-party one?

Edited by pip22, 15 May 2007 - 01:01 PM.

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cyberdyne

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System Restore points are not created automatically on my machine as I have Task Scheduler disabled and wish it to remain that way.
When Task Scheduler was running, although the Task Scheduler folder was empty, my hard drive is permanently working overtime, as though something is continually running - I originally thought it could maybe be Search Indexing. There is nothing 'scheduled' to run, but disabling the Scheduler was the only way to stop this almost continuous hard drive overuse, and it worked.

I am using Win XP SP2.
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System Restore is dependent on Task Scheduler to run, for the automated points anyway.

You can get third-party scheduler software which works the same way as Task Scheduler.
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As I thought.
Thank you.
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