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

Windows 11/10 offers an easy way to create scheduled tasks. But what if you want to delete the scheduled tasks from your PC as it is outdated or no more required. If you don’t delete them, it will keep consuming your PC’s memory, resulting in slowing down the performance of your computer. If you have uninstalled the related application or batch file, you should also consider deleting its related scheduled tasks. In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you with deleting the scheduled tasks from Windows 11/10 PC.

How to Delete Scheduled Task in Windows 11/10?

Step 1. Bring up the Start menu by pressing the Windows key from the keyboard. Now, type Task Scheduler and then click on its entry to open up.

Step 2. In the Task Scheduler window, click on the Task Scheduler Library to expand it.

Step 3. Again click on Task Scheduler Library from the left side pane to select it. Now, on the middle pane of the Task Scheduler window, you will see a long list of scheduled tasks that run on your PC.

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

  • Run
  • End
  • Disable
  • Export
  • Properties
  • Delete

Select the Delete option to delete the selected scheduled task.

Step 5. When Task Scheduler prompts you that do you want to delete this task, click on the Yes button to confirm.

Now, the selected scheduled task is removed from your PC permanently and will not run anymore.

That’s all.

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How to Defragment Hard Drive using Batch file in Windows 11/10?

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