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Remove advanced properties option from Scheduled Task Wizard (For All Users).

This setting removes the option to set advanced properties while adding a task through Scheduled Task Wizard.

Tweak for : Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Advanced properties are used to configure additional options like re-scheduling, security options, change in program location etc. This setting removes the option to set advanced properties while adding a task through Scheduled Task Wizard. This will restrict the user to set advanced options.

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 “Disable Advanced” in the right panel.

Now, right-click and modify its 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".

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable Advanced Option in Task Scheduler.reg

The '.reg' file can disable Advanced options in Task Scheduler.

Enable Advanced Option in Task Scheduler (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable Advanced options in Task Scheduler.

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

'Advanced Properties' option is removed from 'Task Scheduler Wizard'.

'Advanced Properties' option is visible by default in 'Task Scheduler Wizard'.

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 "Disable Advanced" in "Task Scheduler5.0" key.

Next, right-click on "Disable Advanced" and click on 'Modify'.

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

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Category : System > Scheduler

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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

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