troubleshooting Question

"AT" batch job not running as scheduled

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I'm trying to use the AT command to schedule some jobs. Although I am able to schedule them, the jobs do not seem to run at the schduled time. As an experiment, I tried to schedule the PC to run the 'telnet.exe' program:

at 16:18 /every:m,t,w,th,f,s,su test.bat

Inside the test.bat file:

c:
cd\winnt\system32
telnet.exe

On typeing 'AT' again, I can see that the job is scheduled:

Status ID   Day                     Time          Command Line
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
       11   Each M T W Th F S Su    4:18 PM       c:\test.bat

However, when the time came, the batch file didn't seem to be run. The telnet window should pop up if the batch file is run.

Why doesn't it run?
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