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How can I schedule a task to run more frequently than 1 minute (ex every 10 seconds)

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I have a scheduled task in Windows Task Scheduler that I need run more frequently than every 1 minute. The smallest increment available in the "Edit Trigger" window is only one minute. Can someone provide step by step instructions on how I can configure my task to run more frequently than one minute.
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by:skrga
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Paste code belov in notepad and save as .vbs file
then add that script to task manager. (afcourse modify to suit your needs)

this script run notepad.exe every 1 seconds for 4 times

Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
For i = 0 to 3
      WshShell.Run ("notepad.exe")
      WScript.Sleep(1000)
Next

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this runs notepad.exe 6 times per minute, every 10 seconds

Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
For i = 0 to 5
      WshShell.Run ("notepad.exe")
      WScript.Sleep(10000)
Next
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