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Prevent changes to properties of a task scheduled (For All Users).

By using this tweak you are able to prevent users from accessing/changing the properties of a task already scheduled.

Tweak for : Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
By using this tweak you are able to prevent users from accessing/changing the properties of a task already scheduled. It will disable the Properties item both from the File menu and from the right-click menu of the item.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys “\Task Scheduler5.0” does not exist, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “DragAndDrop” in the right panel.

Now, right-click and modify the value to "1" to enable restriction. However, if you want to get back to the original state and disable restriction, change the value to "0".

NOTE:
This setting only applies to existing tasks. You may still specify advanced properties on new tasks.

Disable Property Page in Task Scheduler.reg

The '.reg' file can disable Properties option of an existing scheduled task.

Enable Property Page in Task Scheduler (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable Properties option of an existing scheduled task.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Changes to Scheduled Task item Properties are restricted.

Changes to Scheduled Task item Properties are enabled by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\] , key and create a new key with the name "Task Scheduler5.0" under "Windows".

Now, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "Property Pages" in "Task Scheduler5.0" key.

Next, right-click on "Property Pages" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Prevent creation of new task in Task Scheduler (For Current User).

Category : System > Scheduler

This setting prevents you from creating new task in Task Scheduler.

Task Scheduler's log file size can be modified.

Category : System > Scheduler

This settings enables you to specify the size of log file of Task Scheduler.

Disable Scheduled Tasks drag-and-drop functionality (For Current User).

Category : System > Scheduler

This registry setting disables the ability to drag-and-drop or copy & paste a program into Scheduled Task folder.

Disable Scheduled Tasks drag-and-drop functionality (For All Users).

Category : System > Scheduler

This registry setting disables the ability to drag-and-drop or copy & paste a program into Scheduled Task folder.

Disable executing a task manually (For Current User).

Category : System > Scheduler

This setting disables the ability to manually execute a pre-scheduled task.

 
 
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