"AitAgent" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\AitAgent" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\AitAgent" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\AitAgent" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: AitAgent
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience
Description: Aggregates and uploads Application Telemetry 
   information if opted-in to the Microsoft Customer Experience 
   Improvement Program.
Actions: aitagent /increment
Triggers: 
History: 

Programe file information about "aitagent.exe":

File name: aitagent.exe
File path: C:\windows\System32\aitagent.exe
File size: 176640 bytes
Last modified time: 7/25/2012 11:08:16 PM
File description: Application Impact Telemetry Agent
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"aitagent.exe" is scheduled with no triggers.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\AitAgent" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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