PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Disable Scheduled Task

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Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to disable a scheduled task.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to disable a scheduled task?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Disable-ScheduledTask cmdlet from the Scheduled Task module, for example:

Disable-ScheduledTask -TaskName applog

Note  This cmdlet was introduced in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, and it requires admin rights.

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