"Notifications" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Location\Notifications" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Location\Notifications" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Location\Notifications" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Notifications
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Location
Description: Location Activity
Actions: %windir%\System32\LocationNotifications.exe 
Triggers: On event
History: 

Programe file information about "LocationNotifications.exe":

File name: LocationNotifications.exe
File path: C:\Windows\System32\LocationNotifications.exe
File size: 86528 bytes
Last modified time: 7/25/2012 11:08:32 PM
File description: Location Activity
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"LocationNotifications.exe" is scheduled to run on specific events.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Location\Notifications" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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