How to Open Task Scheduler in Windows 10

In this post, we will see:

In this instance, I’m using Windows 10. Let us start.

Start Task Scheduler

Here, you’ll see diverse ways to open the Task Scheduler in Windows 10. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

Open the Start menu. Hit the “Windows Administrative Tools” folder, which you can find between “Windows Accessories” and “Windows Ease of Access.”

Click on “Task Scheduler.”

Method #2

Use the command taskschd.msc or taskschd in the following programs to start the Task Scheduler. The latter is for 2 and 3, and the former is for the rest.

  1. Run Command Box
  1. Command Prompt
  1. Windows PowerShell
  1. Address Toolbar
  1. File Explorer address bar
  1. Task Manager (click File > Run new task to use the command)

Method #3

Open the Start menu. Type task scheduler. Hit the Task Scheduler app from the search results.

Method #4

Go to C > Windows > System32 folder. Double-click the “taskschd” file.

Method #5

Launch the Control Panel. In the search box at the top, type task. Click on the “Schedule tasks” link from the search results.

Create Task Scheduler Shortcut

Here you will see the steps to create a Task Scheduler shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop. But remember that the steps are the same for creating a shortcut on File Explorer.

Right-click on your desktop’s blank area. Hover your mouse over “New.” Hit “Shortcut,” which you can find under “Folder.”

In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, type taskschd.msc. Hit the “Next” button. Now, provide the name for the shortcut as per your liking if you don’t like the suggested name. Click on the “Finish” button.