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How to Open Windows 8 or 8.1 Task Scheduler

In Task Scheduler (see picture below) of Windows 8/8.1 computer, you can set up auto shutdown time, set computer boot directly to desktop and so on. Nonetheless, if you are unaware of how to open it, every operation that can be realized by it is only an idea in your mind. Therefore, this article will tell you several methods to open Task Scheduler in Windows 8/8.1 computer.

Video guide on how to open Windows 8 Task Scheduler:

3 ways to open Windows 8/8.1 Task Scheduler:

Method 1: Open Task Scheduler in the Computer Management.

Step 1: Right-tap Computer (or My Computer) and choose Manage in the context menu to open Computer Management.

Step 2: In the Computer Management window, double-click Task Scheduler in the left list to open it, as shown in the following picture.

Method 2: Open it from Control Panel.

Step 1: Press Windows key+X to open the Quick Access menu and tap Control Panel to open it.

Step 2: Enter System and Security in Control Panel by clicking it.

Step 3: In the System and Security settings, find Administrative Tools, and select Schedule tasks.

Tips: In this step, you can also open Administrative Tools and choose Task Scheduler in the tool list. In addition, as you can see from the picture below, apart from Task Scheduler, there are other administrative tools including Performance Monitor, Resource Monitor, Disk Cleanup, etc.

Method 3: Turn on Task Scheduler through Search bar.

Step 1: Press Windows key+F to open the Search bar, type schedule tasks in the empty box and choose Settings in the list.

Step 2: When the search results come out, tap Schedule tasks.

With these ways, you can open the Task Scheduler on your PC and go to create new tasks in it so as to achieve the operations mentioned at the beginning.

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