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Windows 10 Task Scheduler fears and concerns

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Tom KnowltonFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows 10* task schedulerSecurity
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How can you know for sure that a scheduled task is legitimate?

If I delete all the tasks I find - will it cause windows to crash?

How are programs able to create scheduled tasks without my knowledge?  Is that normal?

Can you set a security flag that requires human approval before a scheduled task is created?

I found a script to delete all scheduled tasks via the command line, but it leaves the folders behind.  Is there a way to go through and delete all empty task schedule folders?

Thank you!

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