"RemoteAssistanceTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8


What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\RemoteAssistance\RemoteAssistanceTask" on my Windows 8 computer?

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

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

Name: RemoteAssistanceTask
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\RemoteAssistance
Description: Checks group policy for changes relevant to Remote Assistance
Actions: %windir%\system32\RAServer.exe /offerraupdate
Triggers: On event

Programe file information about "RAServer.exe":

File name: RAServer.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\RAServer.exe
File size: 115200 bytes
Last modified time: 7/25/2012 11:08:37 PM
File description: Windows Remote Assistance COM Server
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

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

It is recommended to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\RemoteAssistance\RemoteAssistanceTask" enabled as a scheduled task.


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