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Defrag through GPO

Posted on 2010-11-19
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I have taken over a company IT department and there are about 300 PCs I need to run defrag on. Is there anyway to set this task in GPO. Or is there a third party product to accomplish this?
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You could create a batch file on your startup or logon script (or shutdown or logoff) which will schedule a task automatically -

schtasks.exe /create /SC ONCE /TN Defrag /TR "\"C:\windows\system32\defrag.exe\"c: -f" /ST 19:00:00 /SD 20/11/2010 /RU SYSTEM

/SC Once = Run the task once
/TN = The task name
/TR = The command to run
/ST = Start time
/SD = Start Date
/RU = 'Run as' user, i.e. SYSTEM or NT AUTHORITY\LOCALSERVICE

You could also specify '/U username' and '/P password' to run the task as a specific user.

Lee
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