"KernelCeipTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of the Windows system.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: KernelCeipTask
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program
Description: The Kernel CEIP (Customer Experience Improvement Program) task 
   collects additional information about the system and sends this data to 
   Microsoft.  If the user has not consented to participate in Windows CEIP, 
   this task does nothing.
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: At 3:30 AM every Thursday of every week, ...
History:
   ...
   Information 10:43:03 Task completed
   Information 10:43:03 Action completed
   Information 10:43:03 Action Started
   Information 10:43:03 Task Started
   ...

It is recommended to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" as a scheduled task, unless you want Microsoft to collect your usage data.

 

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