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XP Home Schedule Task no password - need access to Local Security Setting

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I am trying to schedule tasks in XP Home, but they will not run with out a password.
In XP PRO I disable "blank passwors" in Local security/....../Security options

Is there a way to do this in XP HOME.

Or is there another way I can schedule jobs with out the use of a user acct password
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Hi chekc the following knowledge base, ST cant run without a blank password

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=310715
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slam69 - it can but you have to change Security options in Administrative toole
shasunder - I think we're on the right track - but can't find it in there - maybe i missed it

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shasunder - i found something at http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
i'll see if that works

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swicked77

If yo ueblieve so then good luck im just going with microsoft information if you find it please let me know.

Im pretty sure kellys corner doesnt hold anything relevant to this, try a search under scheduled and youll get no results.

Why nto create an account with the simple purpose of running these tasks and use that as the users name and password one that never expires so that you can run these without interfering with your security

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Slam - for XP pro you can disable - but home not the same way
I never though of creating a seperate accoutn just for running the scheduled events - thanks

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