SCHTASKS /End /?: Stops a running scheduled task.

... The examples for the command "SCHTASKS /End /?"
... "SCHTASKS /End /?" Excerpt from Microsoft Windows Help
... Important information, tips for the "SCHTASKS /End /?" command

The command: "SCHTASKS /End /?" is on Windows 11, 10, .. available

The examples for the command "SCHTASKS /End /?"

This command ends a process named “YourProgram.exe”. The `/F` parameter forces the process to terminate immediately. The `SCHTASKS /End` command is actually used to end a running scheduled task. Here are examples of usage: Example 1: Ending a scheduled task on the local computer:

SCHTASKS /End /TN "MyTask"

This command ends the scheduled task named MyTask on the local computer. Example 2: Ending a scheduled task on a remote computer:

SCHTASKS /End /S "RemoteComputer" /U "Username" /P "Password" /TN "MyTask"

This command terminates the scheduled task named "MyTask" on the remote computer "RemoteComputer" using the specified credentials (`Username` and `Password`). Hints: - The `/TN` parameter is used to specify the task path or task name. Replace "MyTask" with the actual name or path of your scheduled task. - The `/S` parameter is used to specify the remote computer. Replace "RemoteComputer" with the actual name or IP address of the remote computer. - The `/U` and `/P` parameters are used to specify the credentials for running on a remote computer. These examples are intended to give you an idea of ??how the `SCHTASKS /End` command can be used in different scenarios. Depending on your specific requirements, the parameters may vary. Use `SCHTASKS/?` for a complete list of options and parameters. Note that stopping a scheduled task can have an immediate impact, so you should ensure that the task is configured correctly. Example 3: If you want to kill a scheduled task, you can use the `taskkill` command instead. Here is an example:

taskkill /F /IM "YourProgram.exe"

"SCHTASKS /End /?" Excerpt from Microsoft Windows Help

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SCHTASKS /End [/S system [/U username [/P password]]] /TN taskname

    Stops a running scheduled task.

Parameter List:
    /S           system           Specifies the remote system to connect

    /U           username         Specifies the user context under
                                  which the command should execute.

    /P           password         Specifies the password for the given
                                  user context.

    /TN          taskname         Specifies the scheduled task to 

    /?                            Displays this help/usage.

    SCHTASKS /End /? 
    SCHTASKS /End /TN "Start Backup"
    SCHTASKS /End /S system /U user /P password /TN "Backup and Restore"

Important information, tips for the "SCHTASKS /End /?" command

There are a few important points to note when using `SCHTASKS /End`: 1. Remote Computer: If you want to end a scheduled task on a remote computer, you must provide the credentials (`/U` and `/P`) for a user with the required permissions on the remote computer indicate. 2. Scheduled task permissions: Make sure that the user executing `SCHTASKS /End` has the required permissions for the scheduled task. 3. Security Considerations: Consider carefully who can execute the commands to stop scheduled tasks to avoid potential cases of abuse. 4. Backup: Create a backup before making significant changes to scheduled tasks or before exiting to enable quick recovery in case of problems. 5. Task Runtime: End a scheduled task when it is no longer needed. Make sure you understand the implications of ending the task early. 6. Check Logging: Check the logs of the scheduled task after it finishes to ensure that it finished properly and that no errors or unexpected problems occurred. 7. Admin Privileges: Stopping scheduled tasks requires administrator privileges. Make sure you open Command Prompt as an administrator. 8. Documentation: Keep changes to scheduled tasks and task terminations carefully documented to maintain a clear overview of the configuration. By paying attention to these points, you can ensure that the completion of scheduled tasks occurs smoothly and without any unwanted effects.

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