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How to Delete a Scheduled Task in Windows 11/10?

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Windows 11/10 offers an easy way to create scheduled tasks. But what if you want to delete the scheduled tasks from your PC because they are out of date or no longer necessary. If you don’t delete them, your PC’s memory will continue to be consumed, which will slow down your computer’s performance. If you have uninstalled its associated application or batch file, you should also consider deleting its associated Scheduled Tasks. In this Gearupwindows article, we are going to walk you through how to delete Scheduled Tasks from Windows 11/10 PC.

How to delete scheduled tasks in Windows 11/10

Step 1. Call the. on Start menu by pressing the window Key from the keyboard. Enter now Task planner and then click on the entry to open it.

Step 2. Im Task planner Window, click that Task Scheduler Library to expand it.

Step 3. Click again Task Scheduler Library from the left side panel to select it. In the middle of the Task Scheduler window you will now see a long list of scheduled tasks that are running on your PC.

Step 4. Right-click the scheduled task entry that you want to delete from your PC. You will see the following options after you right click:

  • Run
  • end
  • Deactivate
  • export
  • properties
  • Clear

Choose Clear Option to delete the selected scheduled task.

Step 5. When the Task Scheduler prompts you to delete this task, click Yes Confirmation button.

Now the selected scheduled task will be permanently removed from your PC and will no longer run.

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That’s all.

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