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How do I schedule task to run from hibernation or suspend mode ?

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How do I schedule task to run from hibernation or suspend mode ?

To schedule the task eg. Scandisk to run from hibernation or suspend mode, perform the following procedures:

A) To add a new scheduled task
1) Double-click the Task Scheduler icon from the taskbar to launch the program, if you can find the scheduler.
2) Otherwise go to [Programs] -> [Accessories] -> [System Tools], and select [Sceduled Tasks].
3) In the Sceduled Tasks window, double-click [Add Scheduled Task] and click [Next] to continue.
4) Select the Application that required to scheduled from the [Scheduled Task Wizard] dialogue box.
5) E.g. "ScanDisk" and click [Next] to continue.
6) Type the name of the task at the name field and select the timing to perform the task e.g. [One time only]
7) Enter the desired [Start time] and [Start date] and click on [Finish] button.

A new task should be now added in the [Scheduled Tasks] window.

B) To activate the task to run from hibernation or suspend mode
1) In the [Scheduled Tasks] window, double-click on the new task e.g. "ScanDisk" to view its properties.
2) From ScanDisk dialogue, select [Setting] tab.
3) Under [Power Management] field, check on the box [Wake the computer to run this task].
4) Click on [OK] and the task should be able to activate from the hibernation/suspend mode now.

Note : The task will not activate at the pre-scheduling time if the computer was being shut-down.