Solved

Scheduled tasks in Vista not showing up on UNC path

Posted on 2009-05-06
7
870 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
On XP I could enter in an UNC path \\computername\   this would show Scheduled tasks and printers

However when I do this on Vista I only see Printers

How do I turn this on for Vista?

thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:awgit
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:LeeTutor
ID: 24319946
Have you tried:  \\computername\%windir%\tasks
0
 

Author Comment

by:awgit
ID: 24320004
This does show me a file format ofwhat task exists however it's not through the actual task scheduler.

I can't do a properties on the task or run it manually.
0
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:LeeTutor
ID: 24320074
Perhaps you need to run the AT command:

http://www.build6000.com/content/view/519/65/
Info: AT Command Is Modified In Windows Vista

http://www.ss64.com/nt/at.html
0
U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 

Author Comment

by:awgit
ID: 24320127
There is a mix of both tasks scheduled some configured only for vista others for XP/2003 etc...

If do the unc path from an xp machine to a vista machine i can see the tasks that are setup for xp/2003

It's just using the unc path from a vista machine shows nothing
0
 
LVL 59

Accepted Solution

by:
LeeTutor earned 500 total points
ID: 24320452
So maybe that one of the many undercover changes to Vista from XP.  I couldn't find anything that explained some setting to make the UNC path in Vista act like XP's...
0
 

Author Comment

by:awgit
ID: 24325300
I thought this may be the case.

The best solution I found to manage multiple machines was to use a custom mmc with the task scheduler addin for each machine needed.

Thanks for looking around.

I'll keep this open for another day or so to see if anyone else has any input
0
 

Author Comment

by:awgit
ID: 24379788
Closing this questioin

Lee I'm awarding you the points as I do not believe this question has an answer at least not the one i wanted ;)

I did not that using the MMC did make things a bit easier when needing to check several servers.

Thanks for your time.
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This tutorial provides instructions on how to properly format your Word document using the inbuilt tools provided. The benefits of using these tools means your documents are more accessible and easily portable to other applications an…
When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
In this video, we show how to convert an image-only PDF file into a PDF Searchable Image file, that is, a file with both the image (typically from scanning) and text, which is created in an automated fashion with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) …
This video shows where to find templates, what they are used for, and how to create and save a custom template using Microsoft Word.

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question