"BackgroundConfigSurveyor" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack\BackgroundConfigSurveyor" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack\BackgroundConfigSurveyor" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack\BackgroundConfigSurveyor" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: BackgroundConfigSurveyor
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack
Description: Performance Tracing Idle Task: Background configuration surveyor
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: 
   When computer is idle
   At 3:00 AM every day
History: 

"BackgroundConfigSurveyor" is disabled by default.

It is recommended to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\PerfTrack\BackgroundConfigSurveyor" as a scheduled task.

 

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