PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Status of Scheduled Tasks


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find the status of scheduled tasks.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question My laptop is acting strangely. Task Manager shows lots of processes running, but I have disabled everything I can see.
           How can I use Windows PowerShell to determine what scheduled tasks are running in the background?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-ScheduledTask cmdlet and sort by the state:

Get-ScheduledTask | sort state

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