"MaintenanceTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Live\Roaming\MaintenanceTask" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Live\Roaming\MaintenanceTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Live\Roaming\MaintenanceTask" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: MaintenanceTask
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Live\Roaming
Description: Performs maintenance-related tasks for the 
   relationship between this device and cloud storage
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: 
History: 

"MaintenanceTask" is disabled by default.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\Live\Roaming\MaintenanceTask" as a scheduled task.

 

System Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8

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