Schedule a future task

Dear Experts, how can we schedule a task which will be executed in future on WinServer 2012R2?

For example:

On 1/1/2020; create a GPO to change background of domain users' PCs

Does Anyone have experience?
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
It will be more suitable to use WMI filter with a GPO to achieve this for example:
Select DayOfWeek from Win32_LocalTime where DayOfWeek = 2

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SunilTechnical Specialist - Wintel Operations.Commented:
You can always use the Scheduled task from the GPO Preferences to create a job.
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McKnifeCommented:
Tasks that create GPOs? Would be more sensible to create the GPO now, disable the link and activate it when needed, see https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/25379/Make-GPOs-work-timebound.html
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Sunil is referring to GPO scheduled task preferences
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McKnifeCommented:
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In my eyes, it seems much more flexible to use the way I outlined instead of using simple WMI filtering.
What Sunil wrote would mean: create a task that uses commands to create a GPO - not very easy, since the syntax is complicated and not advisable in my opinion. Others, please feel free to change this selection.

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