"HotStart" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\MobilePC\HotStart" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

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

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

Name: HotStart
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\MobilePC
Description: Launches applications configured for Windows HotStart
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: At logon of any user
History:
   Information 16:24:00 Task terminated
   Information 8:00:48 Action started
   Information 8:00:48 Task started
   Information 8:00:48 Created task process
   Information 8:00:48 Task triggered on logon
   ...

"HotStart" is scheduled to run when you logon until you shutdown the system.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\MobilePC\HotStart" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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