Learn how to open the Task Scheduler in Windows 10 as well as how to create a shortcut for it. Let’s get started.
From the Start menu, click “Windows Tools.” Double-click “Task Scheduler.”
Using either taskschd.msc or taskschd in the following programs will start the Task Scheduler. The latter command is for 2 and 3, and the former is for the rest.
- File Explorer address bar
- Task Manager (Click File > Run new task to use the command)
Type task scheduler in the Start menu and select the Task Scheduler app from the search results.
Double-click “taskschd” in the C > Windows > System32 folder.
In the Control Panel, type “task” in the search box. Click 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 or File Explorer.
Select “New.” Then click “Shortcut,” which you can find under “Folder.”
Type taskschd.msc in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click “Next”.
Provide a name for the shortcut if you don’t like the suggested name. Click the “Finish” button.