Specifying schedule patterns

Dialogs for creating or editing a scheduled task allow you to choose from the following schedule patterns:

  • Once now. Specify the settings to start the task now.

  • Once later. Specify a date and time to start the task.

  • Hourly. Specify the number of minutes after the hour to start the task.

  • Daily. Specify the time of day to start the task.

  • Weekly. Specify a day of the week and time of day to start the task.

  • Advanced. Specify single daily, multiple daily, monthly, days of the week, and a time of day to start to the task.

To specify dates and times, click the Starting at box on the dialog and then select a date and time.

Learn more: Creating scheduled tasks, Managing scheduled tasks.