Says MSDN: Automatic Maintenance automatically stops currently running maintenance activities if the user starts interacting with the computer. Defining an Idle Trigger A task can be started when the computer enters an idle state by defining an idle trigger. Come inside! Right click the Maintenance Configurator listing for a second time, select Properties and click the Security taband click the Edit button to change permissions (Figure) Select Administrators and check Full control have a peek at these guys
An application can define an idle trigger by using the IIdleTrigger interface. The process is named MSchedExe.exe, and it is located in the System32 folder. I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top diasflacog Gerbil Team Leader Topic Author Posts: 219 Joined: Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:58 am Re: Windows 8.1 "idle" maintenance. Stanek is a Microsoft MVP with 20+ years of experience in systems management and advanced programming.
Quote #27 Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:43 pm cphite wrote:Why do I keep needing to put gas in my car? I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top Arvald Silver subscriber Gerbil Elite Posts: 634 Joined: Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:14 pm Location: Gerbil-land, Canada Re: Windows 8.1 Quote #15 Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:53 pm
When asked about the tasks being run, Dave Dixon of Microsoft replied: You can see this quickly by typing "schtasks /query" that should list all scheduled tasks for a system. Right-click and select Control Panel from the popup menu. Tasks executed by Automatic Maintenance Broadly speaking, Automatic Maintenance is designed to address and resolve these issues: Resource utilization conflicts Deadline scheduling Energy efficiency Transparency to the user I have not I got up this morning to check Defender to verify the newly created quick scan and it was successful but stated it ran at 3 AM.
Just let maintenance do it for you.diasflacog wrote:and Just like I said in my other post. If you wish to disable these messages, you can also do so by unchecking the option under Action Center > Change Action Center settings > Maintenance messages. Quote #7 Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:19 am The Task Scheduler really needs a proper status panel, and the tasks need to detail what exactly they do. The computer is considered idle if all the processors and all the disks were idle for more than 90% of the last detection interval. (An exception would be for any presentation
Windows doesn't have to do those things during idle times... It doesn't know when you're going to be idle; it only knows when you are idle. This is where we streamline our config.sys to give me 610KB of convention RAM so that we can play Wolfenstein 3D.Pro tips:drvspace to double my disk space!Then defrag to deal with This flag forces Task Schedule to not consider the system as being idle, regardless of user activity or resource consumption.) In Windows 7, Task Scheduler considers a processor as idle even
I even tried disabling them and they still came on when I booted up the next time. http://fusionphp.net/windows-8-1/windows-8-1-this-app-wasn-39-t-installed-windows-is-getting-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-ready.html Task Idle Conditions A task can be handled in several ways when the computer enters an idle state. For the most part it's literally doing little more than what it's named - it's operating your disks. Your car has nothing like that.And the car has all kinds of mechanical components that wear out, occasionally shift around, etc.
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I went to go get breakfast so I left the pc idle for like 20 mins and sure enough it did the idle maint AGAIN. Description: Maintenance Scheduler Configurator Task. (What?) Triggers: Custom Trigger, Custom Trigger, at 1am every day. It's 10:53pm so I will check the time of when it starts.
But still power.exe is needed to be configured to run the HLT instruction to really make CPU idle. Top Ryu Connor Gold subscriber Global Moderator Posts: 4143 Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2001 7:00 pm Location: Marietta, GA Contact: Contact Ryu Connor Website Re: Windows 8.1 "idle" maintenance. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
We're so glad you could attend. Bananas - too many - so how can I preserve them? Wouldn't it be nice if your car, at idle, automatically cleaned the engine and tweaked the ignition and breaks?Comparing a car to a computer is definitely counts as one of your news Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows 8.1 Idle/Auto Maintenance runs on Battery This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.
why? The resource consumption verification time is shortened to 10 minute intervals when the user is present. To access Automatic Maintenance in Windows 8, open Control Panel and navigate to Action Center. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows 8.1 Idle/Auto Maintenance runs on Battery The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click the link to stop the maintenance. The last ran date 2/18/2016 10:38am.So again I will ask this again for like the 100th time. Quote #5 Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:53 am All modern OSes do this to varying degrees. If I leave the PC idle again (current time 11:14am) it will do it AGAIN.
The years just pass like trains. You can only change the settings and start and stop it manually. This is one of the reasons why I like windows 7 over 8.1.Regarding "why"...Your OS doesn't have magical powers of divination.