"GadgetManager" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\GadgetManager" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

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

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

Name: GadgetManager
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\SideShow
Description: This task manages and synchronizes metadata for the 
   installed gadgets on a Windows SideShow-compatible device.
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: At logon of any user
History: 

"GadgetManager" is scheduled to run at logon time.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\GadgetManager" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

System Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8

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