"Metadata Refresh" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Device Setup\Metadata Refresh" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Device Setup\Metadata Refresh" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Device Setup\Metadata Refresh" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Metadata Refresh
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Device Setup
Description: Performs a device metadata refresh on a periodic basis
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers:
History:

"Metadata Refresh" is scheduled with no triggers.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Device Setup\Metadata Refresh" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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