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Hi guys, I'm working with the below code to create a scheduled task and then bring up the properties window of that task. It has no trouble creating the task and loading the properties window, however any changes I make within that properties window is ignored. The code doesn't set a trigger for the task to run, so I click the triggers tab and set a date and time for it to begin, I then OK the window. If I then open up task scheduler and double click on my new task, the triggers tab is empty.  Even if I enter in a description, it doesn't keep it.

Not sure what I'm doing wrong?

Using ts As TaskService = New TaskService
            ' Create a new task definition and assign properties
            Dim td As TaskDefinition = ts.NewTask
            td.RegistrationInfo.Description = "Does something"

            ' Add an action (shorthand) that runs Notepad
            td.Actions.Add(New ExecAction("notepad.exe", "c:\test.log"))

            ' Register the task in the root folder
            ts.RootFolder.RegisterTaskDefinition("Test", td)

            Dim TaskName As String = "Test"

            Dim EditorForm As New TaskEditDialog()
            Dim t As Task
            t = ts.GetTask(TaskName)

            EditorForm.Editable = True
            EditorForm.Initialize(t)
             If EditorForm.ShowDialog = Windows.Forms.DialogResult.Cancel Then
                ts.RootFolder.DeleteTask(TaskName)
            End If
        End Using

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by:Éric Moreau
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have a look at http://emoreau.com/Entries/Articles/2004/08/Interfacing-the-Windows-Task-Scheduler.aspx and more precisely in the comments below the article. There are a few links to free libraries.
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Worked it out by adding the below.

 If EditorForm.ShowDialog = Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then
                    ts.RootFolder.RegisterTaskDefinition(TaskName, EditorForm.TaskDefinition)
                Else
                    ts.RootFolder.DeleteTask(TaskName)
                End If

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