"PeriodicScanRetry" Scheduled Task on Windows 7
What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PeriodicScanRetry" on my Windows 7 computer?
"\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PeriodicScanRetry" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.
You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PeriodicScanRetry" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:
Name: PeriodicScanRetry Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Media Center Description: Background periodic scanner - PeriodicScanRetry Actions: %windir%\ehome\MCUpdate.exe -pscn 0 Triggers: One time on 9/9/2006 History:
Program file information about "MCUpdate.exe":
File name: MCUpdate.exe File path: C:\Windows\ehome\MCUpdate.exe File size: 198656 bytes Last modified time: 11/20/2010 10:24:42 PM File description: Windows Media Center Store Update Manager File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) Company name: Microsoft Corporation
"MCUpdate.exe" is scheduled to run once.
It is recommended to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\PeriodicScanRetry" as a scheduled task, unless you use Media Center heavily.
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