"KernelCeipTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\KernelCeipTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

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:
History:

"KernelCeipTask" is scheduled with no triggers.

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

 

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