"ConfigNotification" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup\ConfigNotification" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

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

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

Name: ConfigNotification
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup
Description: This scheduled task notifies the user that Windows Backup has 
   not been configured.
Actions: %systemroot%\System32\sdclt.exe /CONFIGNOTIFICATION
Triggers: At 10:00 AM every day
History: 
   Information 2:09:29 Task completed
   Information 2:09:29 Action completed
   Information 2:09:29 Action Started
   Information 2:09:29 Task Started
   ...

Program file information about "sdclt.exe":

File name: sdclt.exe
File path: C:\Windows\System32\sdclt.exe
File size: 1264640 bytes
Last modified time: 11/20/2010 10:25:06 PM
File description: Microsoftr Windows Backup
File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"sdclt.exe" is scheduled to run once every day.

It is recommended to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup\ConfigNotification" as a scheduled task.

 

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