Summary: Use a Windows PowerShell function to find running scheduled tasks on your computer running Windows 8.
How can I find information about running scheduled tasks on my computer running Windows 8?
Use the Get-ScheduledTask function and pipe the resulting list to the Where-Object to identify a running state. Choose a couple of properties such as taskname and state. The following command illustrates this technique.
Get-ScheduledTask | select taskname, state | ? state -eq running