"SystemDataProviders" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

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

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

Name: SystemDataProviders
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\SideShow
Description: This task provides system data for the clock, power 
   source, wireless network strength, and volume on a Windows 
   SideShow-compatible device.
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: At logon of any user
History: 

"SystemDataProviders" is disabled by default.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\SideShow\SystemDataProviders" as a scheduled task.

 

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