Windows Task Scheduler

I need a windows task scheduler that will run an exe every 5 minutes between 7am and 11pm EST
Larry Bristersr. DeveloperAsked:
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Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEO Faru Bonon IT - EE Solution ExpertCommented:
Hi there,
You can use a trigger that runs 5 minutes, but there's no option between 2 times (7am to 11pm).
I mean you can use a trigger that runs every 5 minutes, but you can't specify the 7am to 11pm...

What I can think about is to run secondary task,
one a 6.55am to enable the tasks:

and another tasks at 11.05pm to disable the task.

Those works for win10, 2k16.

For 2008 R2
Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
The task must be configured in two steps.

First you create a simple task that start at 0:00, every day. Then, you go in Advanced... (or similar depending on the operating system you are on) and select the Repeat every X minutes option for 24 hours.

The key here is to find the advanced properties. If you are using the XP wizard, it will only offer you to launch the advanced dialog once you created the task.

On more recent versions of Windows (7+ I think?):

Double click the task and a property window will show up.
Click the Triggers tab.
Double click the trigger details and the Edit Trigger window will show up.
Under Advance settings panel, tick Repeat task every xxx minutes, and set Indefinitely if you need.
Finally, click ok.
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Trigger Tab -> New Trigger
Daily: Start at 7:00
Repeat Task every: 5 minutes for a duration of: 3 hours


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Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEO Faru Bonon IT - EE Solution ExpertCommented:
Hello, you need to correct the duration of 3 hours to be: 16 hours (7:00 to 23:00), (7am to 11pm).
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
11pm not 11am... sorry.
Larry Bristersr. DeveloperAuthor Commented:
That'll do it guys

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