"Pre-staged GDR Notification" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Setup\Pre-staged GDR Notification" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Setup\Pre-staged GDR Notification" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Setup\Pre-staged GDR Notification" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Pre-staged GDR Notification
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Setup
Description: N/A
Actions: %windir%\system32\NotificationUI.exe /Applicability
Triggers: At 7:00 PM every Monday of every week
History: 

Programe file information about "NotificationUI.exe":

File name: NotificationUI.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\NotificationUI.exe
File size: 209200 bytes
Last modified time: 8/16/2013 1:32:48 AM
File description: Notification UI Implementation
File version: 6.2.9200.16693 (win8_gdr.130815-1505)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"NotificationUI.exe" is scheduled to run once a week.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Setup\Pre-staged GDR Notification" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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