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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I List and Delete Scheduled Jobs?

Hey, Scripting Guy! We had this guy a while back who went around and created all kinds of goofy scheduled tasks using the AT command. He did not document anything, and many of the scheduled jobs do not work anyway. And we are not sure what the ones that do work are supposed to do. Needless to say, that clueless individual is no longer with ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Create a Scheduled Task on a Number of Computers?

Hey, Scripting Guy! I have to be able to create a simple scheduled task via script on a number of computers. I do not need to do anything fancy, but it needs to be quick and easy to do. Do you have any ideas that can help me?- JW Hi JW, The word for the day is blue. We have a nice pot of green tea, and we crushed some organic blueberries ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (03/27/09)

Determining if SQL Is Installed; How to Read Paired Information into a Dictionary Object  Hey, Scripting Guy! Being an avid reader of your columns for the last several years has been a blast. I wrote you once before but with no success (in terms of a reply, which was expected, and in terms of not seeing an article related to my question, ...