How to set a new task in XP


I woul dlike task scheduler to start Outlook automatically every morning. I sometimes forget to check appointments. Regardless of how I enter a task in Scheduler, it will not start.


This question was answered on March 18, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

How to set a new task in XP

If you want to set a task to run Outlook every morning, you should try this

1. Click Start

2. Click Control Panel

3. On the Control Panel windows click Performance and Maintenance

4. On the Performance and Maintenance windows click Scheduled Tasks

5. On the Scheduled Task windows double click on Add Scheduled Task

6. On the Scheduled Task Wizard click Next

7. On the next windows select Microsoft Outlook and click next.

8. On the next windows verify if Microsoft Outlook appear written, then select Daily and click Next

9. The next windows in to set the time and day you want this task start, set the desired start time and day to start, then click next.

10. The next windows is to set the name and password of the user that will use this task, it means you Then click next

11. The next windows will tell you the time, the perform, and the starting date of the program you set to run automatically, then click finish and a new icon will appear in the Scheduled Tasks Windows, that means that you already set the new task.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 18, 2004