From: brickman on 30 Mar 2010 22:08
OK, I did remove my Log-on password (if that's the one you meant) and it does
seem that a couple of things already did run. I scheduled Avast but it does
not show in the Scheduled Tasks. Any other things that I should schedule?
> Yes, I do have a password to log in. I was thinking of removing it anyways,
> so let me go ahead and delete it. I shall post what happens...Thank you!
> "Patrick Keenan" wrote:
> > "brickman" <brickman(a)discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:684A8664-C3F9-4C53-BB50-0DEBAAA59874(a)microsoft.com...
> > >I have a few things under Scheduled Tasks that apparently never do run. Is
> > > there anything that I should have scheduled in there on a regular basis?
> > > If
> > > so, can someone tell me which programs?
> > > Do I have to schedule my Avast , MBAM, Spybot in there, or they run by
> > > themselves? I did schedule Avast a few minutes ago but it did not go on.
> > >
> > > Thank you for any help.
> > You don't have a password on your user account, do you?
> > The Task Scheduler, by default and for security reasons, will not run tasks
> > on local accounts without passwords. It just quietly fails.
> > Add the password to your account - for this purpose, it doesn't matter what
> > it is as long as it's not blank - and to the task.
> > HTH
> > -pk
> > .